Migrating from mbox to maildir (was Re: IMAP server alternatives)

Josef Grosch jgrosch at juniper.net
Tue Jul 11 18:41:21 UTC 2006

Javier Henderson wrote:
>> I saw a dramatic improvement in speed with both Thunderbird and  
>> Squirrelmail after switching from mbox to maildir.
> How did you handle the transition from mbox to maildir?
> -jav

I just moved one of our mail servers over to postfix and dovecot using 
maildir. There is a wonderful tool in the ports collection that migrates 
  an mbox file to maildir. It's call mb2md and can be found at



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