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Re: postfix and sasl questions

On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 09:54:05AM -0500, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> > Correct me if I'm wrong but maildir uses a file per e-mail, doesn't
> > it? I've got one folder with over 175K e-mails in it. I don't want to
> > know what a directory with 175K files would do to my backups.
> I won't ask how a folder with that many messages can be useful for
> anything ...

It is an archive which I occasionally access.

> ... but what does it do to your backup now?

It works just fine. It is one big file. Backing up small numbers of big
files is easy.

> I guess you need to back up the entire folder now.

Correct. Which works fast and efficient.

But as I already said: your mileage may vary.

        Kind regards

Matthias Scheler                        

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