Re: Max messages per archive

1998-03-30 18:35:59
On March, 30 1998 at 14:42, J C Lawrence wrote:

The format for the html representation of a message appears to be
msg#####.html.  What happens when more than 99,999 messages are
archived in a single database?

As long as your file system supports > 8.3 filenames, there will
be no problem.

There are also scalability problems of DBM databases that large (ie
the MSGID index).

DBM is not used.  It just happens that extension on the .mhonarc.db
file cooresponds with the default extension used by Berkeley DB
files.  The file is just Perl code.


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