[Mailman-Users] Slow Performance on semi-large lists

Matthew Dickinson matt at mattd.org
Thu Dec 14 04:16:17 CET 2000

is 10 the ideal value? or just a guess-timate? would a value of 5 make it
even more efficient?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chuq Von Rospach" <chuqui at plaidworks.com>
To: "Neil Cooler" <ncooler at nandomedia.com>; <mailman-users at python.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 13, 2000 9:39 PM
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Slow Performance on semi-large lists

At 1:37 AM +0500 12/14/00, Neil Cooler wrote:

>It often takes 2 or 3 hours for the mailings to go out (even the smaller
>ones).  I would like to increase performance, but i'm not really too
>sure what to do.

make sure you have


in your mm_cfg file, to split up deliveries into small pieces.
Otherwise, each message goes out in one mail batch, and you
single-thread each message, and everyone behind a slow receiver has
to wait.

Chuq Von Rospach - Plaidworks Consulting (mailto:chuqui at plaidworks.com)
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