[Mailman-Users] Mailman on Solaris-based web server

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Thu Oct 21 23:42:23 CEST 2004

At 5:20 PM -0400 2004-10-21, John Dennis wrote:

>  http://dovecot.org

	It uses mmap(), which is not safe on NFS.  This is why Cyrus 
can't be used on NFS.  This defeats the principle purpose of using 

	If you're going to do that, you might as well use either UW-IMAP 
or Cyrus, both of which are proven to be scalable (in different ways) 
to hundreds of thousands of users using local/SAN file storage, and 
the design I presented at LISA 2000 is designed to take a Cyrus-based 
system up to at least millions of users.

Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>

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