[Dovecot] Question about Dovecot and NFS
me at mooluv.com
Mon Jan 30 22:22:37 EET 2006
Tony Kay wrote:
> Courier is the only one that seems friendly (excerpt from their web
> Courier-IMAP is popular on Qmail/Exim/Postfix sites that are
> configured to use maildirs. The primary advantage of maildirs is that
> multiple applications can access the same Maildir simultaneously
> without requiring any kind of locking whatsoever. Maildir is a faster
> and more efficient way to store mail. It works particularly well over
> NFS, which has a long history of locking-related woes.
Please note that this is in reference to Maildir NOT in reference to
mbox format mail stores.
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