[Mailman-Developers] Re: To VERP or not to VERP?
J C Lawrence
Sun, 17 Jun 2001 21:46:02 -0700
On Sun, 17 Jun 2001 09:53:28 -0700
Chuq Von Rospach <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sunday, June 17, 2001, at 09:39 AM, J C Lawrence wrote:
>> Exim for instance will defer deliveries if more than N messages
>> are received in a single connection. As a result, you typically
>> get no outbound deliveries going on during a qrunner broadcast.
> IMHO, I consider that seriously broken.
It can also be viewed as an advantage. Given a large inbound mail
load, Exim throttles itself to try and be maximally
available/responsive for any other large mail events that might
happen synchronously. This is a seemingly fairly standard
philosophy of Exim's: Make sure you can always play nice.
> Funny, I don't remember being absent minded.
Neither did I.
J C Lawrence firstname.lastname@example.org
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