[Mailman-Users] Huge problem (in my opinion) with large lists...
Chuq Von Rospach
chuqui at plaidworks.com
Sun Aug 6 19:26:54 CEST 2000
At 12:34 PM -0400 8/6/00, Barry A. Warsaw wrote:
>The SMTPDirect delivery module has some experimental support for
>threading. If your Python interpreter was built with thread support,
>try playing with MAX_DELIVERY_THREADS in mm_cfg.py (see the comments
>in Defaults.py for details).
I've been looking around this stuff a bit, since it was my idea in
the first place, and I think lightweight threads won't work well for
this type of situation. Barry's initial tests showed you didn't
really get much, and I think it's because, ultimately, you still only
have one process going.
To do this right's going to require spawning processes (fork/exec),
not just threads. And that's something where we'll have to sit down
and have to think through how to best do that.
Chuq Von Rospach - Plaidworks Consulting (mailto:chuqui at plaidworks.com)
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