So ... Re: Maildirs in Debian
It was a very interesting discussion about Mail Storage efficiency and
finally made me look into ext3 and reiser - very cool.
On Mon, Aug 05, 2002 at 05:15:55PM -0400, Loren Jordan wrote:
> problems. This pine package also supports maildirs. The stock build of
> Pine does NOT, last time I built it from scratch.
So I would like to come back to the primary issue:
I would like to get a couple of people from here supporting a Debian
Policy Proposal, where a standard way of expressing the installers
preference about mbox or Maildir inbox delivery (system mailbox) gets
If there is no better proposal it could be simply a file:
which could just contain one of the verbs:
Any packages treating with system mailbox handling, should use the
first word in the first line of this file, to determine how to
Now: I suppose the proposal should be acompanied by a transition
guide, where all configuration issues with the most standard/frequent
packages are treated.
If anybody is willing to help get this going, please mail me off-list.
Thanks in Advance,