> > I thought of bring this in this list to gather more opinions to choose > > the right one. The approach #2 seems a better one as we are choosing a > > way for storing the messages internally in evo. Are we missing to see > > anything while we choose the second one ? > > One advantage which I see with #1 is that its a standard way. > You store everything as mbox only still. But one mbox file per mail, > distributed in multiple subdirs.
This sounds very much like the format the Cyrus IMAPd server uses internally. > Ofcourse you dont want 100K files inone folder Since the advent of dirindex in ext3 this isn't such a big issue anymore. Large directories are pretty fast. It used to be a *huge* problem for Cyrus server admins. > , which could move the bottleneck to a different place. > Distribute under multi-level subfolders or something like that. Cyrus calls that 'directory hashing'. _______________________________________________ Evolution-hackers mailing list Evolutionfirstname.lastname@example.org http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/evolution-hackers