[Imap-uw] Mix filesize
danno at internet2.edu
Fri Sep 14 07:33:59 PDT 2007
On Thu, Sep 13, 2007 at 10:14:53PM -0700, nlin wrote:
> Hmm...I guess it depends on how you think of it. If I had 1GB inbox with
> 10MB dataroll, that's 100 files that get touched every day, with a 20MB
> data roll, that's 50 files. If I'm going to be making backups anyway on
> all these files, then I would rather have bigger file sizes so that I don't
> have such large number of files in each directory.
> Or, most people update messages that are more recent. If I aggregated them
> into one file, then 1 or 2 files are back'ed up each day. vs a larger
> number of files if I had smaller dataroll.
my presumption is that by reducing the file size you would end up NOT
having to back up each individual chunk. But i sure could be wrong.
i guess the only way to be sure is to analyze the mailbox contents to
see how many of the actual messages are "touched" each day.
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