to hash or not to hash?

Ken Murchison ken at
Tue May 25 21:09:14 EDT 2004

Rob Siemborski wrote:

> On Tue, 25 May 2004, Andrew J Caird wrote:
>>Is there any reason not to use:
>>	hashimapspool: true
>>Are there guidelines on when it is an advantage or a disadvantage to use
> 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 really
> 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 direction.

Kenneth Murchison     Oceana Matrix Ltd.
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