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Re: maildir

On Fri, Nov 27, 1998 at 10:11:56PM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
> > I've become a real fan of Maildir since I first ran into it in qmail.  It's
> > just such a better idea, and you don't have to quote lines beginning with
> > >From when they're delivered...
> I looked at installing maildir when I installed qmail but.. each message in
> a maildir eats an inode and 4k of disk space at a minimum. I have mailbox
> archives that contain 200,000 messages or so. Doesn't anyone using maildir
> run out of inodes? Or do you go back to mbox format to archive your mail?

gzipped mbox for anything older than 2 months made at the start of the
month of my sent-mail folder.  I don't save stuff on the lists, but I'd do
the same thing with them if I did.

Show me the code or get out of my way.

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