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Author: Christian Schmidt
To: exim-users
Subject: Re: [exim] How to choose between mbox and maildir? was: lock file
Hello Philip,

Philip Hazel, 22.04.2006 (d.m.y):

> On Fri, 21 Apr 2006, Christian Schmidt wrote:
> > How can I make exim (or better: the appendfile transport) decide if a
> > mail shall be dropped into an existing mbox file or a maildir?
> The file_format option of the appendfile transport allows for different
> formats of single-file mailbox. You might be able to coerce it into
> doing the right thing, but then again it might not work. I suspect
> you'll have to make the decision at routing time (e.g. by checking for
> the existence of appropriate files/directories).

Thanks, Philip.

But as I already mentioned, I haven't thought of problems occurring
with the IMAP/POP server - so I'd choose a one-step-migration solution
when it comes to migrate to maildir.


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