Performance problems, compared to wu-imapd

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Thu Jan 29 11:16:02 EST 2004

On Thu, 29 Jan 2004, Kendrick Vargas wrote:

> stores it's messages. If you configured sendmail and uw-imap to store it's
> messages in maildir format (which I believe you can), then you'd have a
> real test for testing the performance of one over the other. But at that
> point, the configuration time to change the way it works makes the change
> useless. May as well go with cyrus :-)

You can't configure UW to use maildir format.  With good reason -- it is
extreemly hard to get good performance for IMAP requests out of *just* a
maildir format (I'm not sure if Courier does seprate indexing or not).
Searching and sorting performance would drop right through the floor.


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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