[Mailman-Developers] chunkify suggestion, with patch.
Mon, 17 Jul 2000 19:08:12 -0700 (PDT)
> I can work on adding it as an option, certainly. And I would like to make
> the modifications I mentioned in my original post.
OK, I've put my money where my mouth is. (I should have just done this to
I've updated my patch #100922 on sourceforge to add the SMTP_CHUNKIFY
feature. And yes, it applies cleanly against the CVS tree. :)
Here's the relevant section from Defaults.py.in, which should explain the
changes. Please bug me if you have any questions.
I'd appreciate it if someone would stick this on a large list. :)
# Absolute ceiling on the number of recipients that can be specified
# in a single SMTP transaction. Set to 0 to allow the entire
# recipient list in one transaction. Only used with the SMTPDirect
SMTP_MAX_RCPTS = 500
# Should we split the recipient list into smaller groups?
# If you're using sendmail (at least), this should improve your
# performance, particularly on larger lists. Only used with SMTPDirect.
SMTP_CHUNKIFY = 1
# If we're chunkifying, how big should the chunks be? This number is
# a guideline. We try to include all receipients in the same domain
# in the same chunk, up to SMTP_MAX_RCPTS, even if that exceeds this
# number. If this number is larger than SMTP_MAX_RCPTS, it will be
# set automatically to the smaller number.
SMTP_CHUNK_SIZE = 20