[Mailman-Users] Was Does mailman support a MySQL backend? - Now MTA tweaking!

Angel Gabriel badmangabriel at lycos.co.uk
Fri Sep 20 18:55:31 CEST 2002

Thanks for the prompt reply, and I'm talking to all the personal emails I've
recieved!! It's seems that it is a matter of personal  prefrance as to the
MTA to use... which just left me stuck!! So, I'm gonna stick with sendmail,
and add a little hack to stop all the DNS lookups. Hopefully that should
increase performance slightly, or at least run a cache nameserver, which
should have the same effect of increasing performance, by reducing the time
wasted waiting for responses. I expect about 30% of the list to bounce.....
given that the list is old, and has been gathering some serious digital
dust! I also read someone amoung the many pages, that mailman uses it's own
delivery mechanism... is that correct? Because if it is, why use an external

-----Original Message-----
From: mailman-users-admin at python.org
[mailto:mailman-users-admin at python.org]On Behalf Of J C Lawrence
Sent: Friday, September 20, 2002 5:16 PM
To: Angel Gabriel
Cc: Mailman (E-mail)
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Does mailman support a MySQL backend?

On Fri, 20 Sep 2002 17:18:25 +0100
Angel Gabriel <badmangabriel at lycos.co.uk> wrote:

> What would be a better MTA to use? Any recommendations?

Please see the FAQ:


As stated there I generically recommend both Exim and Postfix, for the
reasons stated there.

J C Lawrence
---------(*)                Satan, oscillate my metallic sonatas.
claw at kanga.nu               He lived as a devil, eh?
http://www.kanga.nu/~claw/  Evil is a name of a foeman, as I live.

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