[Dovecot] maildir location

upen upendra.gandhi at gmail.com
Fri Mar 18 00:27:41 EET 2011

On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 4:59 PM, Jim Knuth <jk at jkart.de> wrote:
> am 17.03.11 22:33 schrieb upen <upendra.gandhi at gmail.com>:
>>> If you expect to have any folders with lots of messages, I would use
>>> mdbox rather than Maildir. NFS tends to have performance problems with
>>> lots of small files, and Maildir uses one file per message, where mdbox
>>> has a sort of compromise between lots of files and the huge files that
>>> mbox creates.
>> Thanks Patrick.
>> OK.  back to zero again. Now this is new piece of information for me
>> which tell me that mdbox is better than Maildir format for emails on
>> NFS.
> really? Only for NFS?

No I don't know I want to know which is best performance mail format
for local storage of emails now that I read that mdbox performs better
in NFS environment.


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