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Old 9th May 2008
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Originally Posted by nacredata
I use Dovecot for POP and IMAP, with PostgreSQL as the user authentication backend. I haven't set it up yet, but do plan to use Roundcube.
Why use PostgreSQL for this? Or any database at all?
Using a normal "flat file" is almost always faster, and doesn't require any database software (Which needs to be maintained, can have bugs, takes up recources etc.)
UNIX was not designed to stop you from doing stupid things, because that would also stop you from doing clever things.
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