[Imap-uw] Mix mailbox format file size vs. mailutil
joel at panacea.null.org
Tue Oct 7 01:46:29 PDT 2008
> I'm just upgrading from mbx to mix and testing this. From what I know
> mix has a file size of about 1MByte where file size means that a new
> file is generated when the limit is reached. I'm trying to convert the
> mbx mailboxes using mailutil copy/move. But this seems to result in only
> one big mix file > 66MByte. I would prefer to have about 66 files
> instead, especially for improving (file based) backup performance.
> I have some more mbx files, most of them are much bigger.
> How can I convert to set of (around) 1Mbyte files in mix format?
> Additional question: Can the size value be adjusted (e.g. in
src/osdep/unix/mix.c; look for the MIXDATAROLL #define.
mixcvt, mentioned in the thread linked to above, does not use c-client and
so has its own hardcoded value which you may want to change too.
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