Scott R. Every
scott at emji.net
Mon May 1 16:52:27 CEST 2000
--On Monday, May 1, 2000 11:49 PM +0900 Peter Evans <peter at gol.com> wrote:
> Paul Tomblin (ptomblin at xcski.com) wrote:
>> Quoting Webmaster (webmaster at virtualbungalow.com):
>> > added another 256 in there it would choke with only 64,so i had to
>> > bring the open connection option (num_spawns ) down to 1 but it would
>> > take forever so what sould the setting be for my profile running
>> > sendmail the default was 5 should i put it at 5? i have pretty large
>> > mailing lists 20,000 members range.
>> A list that big should *not* be using sendmail. It's just too damn slow.
>> Switch to postfix, emin, or even (god help us) qmail.
> Is it fair to point out that sendmail was doing lists this size
> before postfix, qmail and their ilk were even ideas?
> admitted, they had things like "bulk_mailer" to sort the addresses
> by domain and split them into manageable chunks.
> maybe mailman needs to do something like that if it detects its talking
> to sendmail and not postfix/qmail masquerading ...
This would be nice. Currently, large lists just time out from the CGI
script with no errors logged any where, at least when using sendmail. Will
be trying postfix today and hopefully that will help.
> Remember The 5 K's.
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