[Mailman-Users] Problem with qrunner and too much incoming mail

Satya satyap at satya.virtualave.net
Sun Nov 5 03:35:26 CET 2000

On Nov 4, 2000 at 10:30, Barry A. Warsaw wrote:

>So one of the problems is that the handoff between Mailman and the MTA
>is synchronous with some aspect of the MTA's delivery to the remote
>site, namely dns lookup.  One of the first things you need to do is
>break this synchrony, either by improving the dns lookup on the MTA
>side or putting the MTA in asynchronous mode for local message
>acceptance.  Basically you want Mailman to just say "here, don't
>process this yet, just drop it in your outgoing queue and deal with it
>later."  This might be related to DSN (delivery status notification);

Okay... there's this howto on Linux:  Linux Mail-Queue mini-HOWTO

  Queue Remote Mail + Deliver Local Mail The Configuration Changes Nec-
  cessary to Make Sendmail Deliver Local Mail ***Now*** While Stashing
  Remote Mail in The Queue Until "I Say So".

Which may work. It is sendmail-specific, though.

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