Re: BIG mail box...
On Mon, 20 Sep 2004 10:11:16 -0700
> [This message has also been posted.]
> In article <2GxOHfirstname.lastname@example.org>, Grant wrote:
> > Hey!.
> > I setup qmail and courier imap last night... i also installed
> > squirrelmail... which works fine! IF i have small mail boxes...
> > Ps - there is abount 4000 mails in the box...
> Do you expect large mailboxes to be an ongoing issue?
> If not, use mailx to split the mailbox file, and move on.
> mailx -f /path/to/bigfatmailboxfile
> s 1-1999 /path/to/fragment1
> s 2000-4000 /path/to/fragment2
> d 1-4000
> Sometimes the oldest tools work best.
Yes, except he mentioned qmail and courier-imap. Both very strong
indications that he's using Maildir format, not mbox.