Questions about hardlinks, alternate storage and compression]

Gionatan Danti g.danti at
Mon Nov 30 15:48:50 UTC 2015

Hi Timo,
glad to know it is in your TODO list ;)

Any rough ETA on that?

On 30/11/2015 14:23, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On 30 Nov 2015, at 10:21, Gionatan Danti <g.danti at> wrote:
>> So, let me do a straigth question: is someone using dovecot/LMTP with hardlinking? To me, this seems a _very_ important feature, and I wonder if I am doing something wrong or if the feature (hardlink+sieve) simply does not exists.
> Hardlink+Sieve has never worked. The fix is a bit complicated. Here's my TODO entry about it:
>   - remove mail_deliver_session after all, do all the stuff transparently
>     by hooking into mailbox_copy().
>       - use this hook also to do the mail deduplication: 1) sort all destination
>         users, 2) create mail_user only once for each user, 3) remember in
>         src_mail the previously copied mail, 4) use that for mailbox_copy()ing
>         to following recipients
>       - make sure this removes duplicate dbox mails when sieve saves mail to
>         multiple mailboxes

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