[Mailman-Users] Re: MTAs
brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Sat Mar 26 21:25:27 CET 2005
At 12:18 PM -0800 2005-03-26, Heather Madrone wrote:
> One of my concerns with Debian is that Python programs tend to be
> closely coupled with Python versions. I was concerned that I might
> be in a position where I'd be stuck in a version of Debian that wouldn't
> work with a new version of Python (and hence Mailman).
If you need to keep an old version of Python on the system, you
can always install a newer version somewhere else, and configure
Mailman to use that instead of the normal one. That shouldn't be too
> (To be fair to the Powerbook, I was also asking it to be a laptop at the
> time. It could not handle heavy-duty web browsing at the same time
> it was handling peak Mailman loads. Moving VERP from Mailman
> to exim and setting up a caching name server solved the problem.)
/me wonders how much of the performance difference was due to letting
Exim handle the VERP as opposed to setting up a caching nameserver.
Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>
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