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Re: cyrus-imap



On Fri, 2004-05-07 at 09:12, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Fri, 7 May 2004 14:20, Ken Snider <ksnider flarn com> wrote:
> > Anyone have any information (anecdotal or otherwise) on the performance of
> > cyrus versus UW-IMAPd on really big mailboxes (more than 1 gig/30k
> > messages)? Or is this exclusively a function of mailbox format?
> 
> If you use mbox or mbox+ formats then performance will suck terribly on large 
> mail boxes.  For decent performance you need either Maildir or a database, 
> although I suspect that most mail servers will have some performance issues 
> with such a large mailbox regardless of format.
> 
Anyone know if it reads the mbx format?  UW-IMAPD docs said the was a
fast mailbox format that allows concurrent access.  We use it.



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