[Dovecot] Migrating to mdbox

Stan Hoeppner stan at hardwarefreak.com
Thu Mar 10 13:49:04 EET 2011

Chris Wilson put forth on 3/9/2011 10:02 AM:
> Hi all,
> I think it would be a good idea for me to move from mbox to mdbox, as I 
> have 57,000 messages in my inbox, and clients hang for a minute whenever 
> they request a CHECK, or Dovecot feels the need to run one itself.

Why do you believe switching to mdbox will fix this problem?  If you
have 57k messages in your INBOX as you say, then you have a much bigger
problem to solve than your choice of mailbox format.


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