Re: IMAP is teh r0x0rz! [was: Re: getting copies of own posted messages; was: Re: ??: Stunned by aptitude.]
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On 07/13/08 04:14, Steve Lamb wrote:
> Ron Johnson wrote:
>> Maybe it's because I keep d-u messages is semi-annual history
>> folders so directories never get above 10,000 files, but what
>> problems do Maildirs have?
>> Needing to open many files instead of one?
> Needing to deal with that many files in any capacity, ever. I've
> had the displeasure of being the administrator of a qmail setup that
> would accept all mail (smtp-time rejection, what's that!?) then filter
> then generate bounces to bogus email addresses in spam. Yeah, 50,000
> maildir queues that take 20 minutes to stat are no fun. That pretty
> much swore me off that idiotic idea.
That's qmail's fault, not that of Maildir.
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
"Kittens give Morbo gas. In lighter news, the city of New New
York is doomed."
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