to hash or not to hash?
ken at oceana.com
Tue May 25 21:32:14 EDT 2004
Rob Siemborski wrote:
> On Tue, 25 May 2004, Ken Murchison wrote:
>>>> Is there any reason not to use:
>>>> hashimapspool: true
>>>> Are there guidelines on when it is an advantage or a disadvantage to
>>> I can't think of a time when you *shouldn't* use it, really. It may not
>>> offer much of a benefit on some filesystems, but it probably isn't
>>> ever a loss.
>> There is a downside in that you can't easily/intuitively determine
>> where in the filesystem a particular mailbox resides. Of course, you
>> can always use the mbpath tool which will point you in the right
> This is, of course, only the case with fulldirhash. With the default
> hashing it is generally fairly easy to determine where a mailbox is.
Right. I made the mental leap from enabling hashing to using
fulldirhash, which I shouldn't have.
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