[Mailman-Users] Delivery to SMTP server very slow

Stefan Foerster cite+mailman-users at incertum.net
Sat Feb 20 23:15:15 CET 2010

* Brad Knowles <brad at shub-internet.org>:
> On Feb 20, 2010, at 3:27 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> > As I said, I think it would just be the config.pck. Everything
> > else is open source software, but I don't think I want it. It's
> > not that I'm not curious because I definitely am, but I don't want
> > to accidentally send mail to any of the list members.
> Another test would be to break up the large list into a number of
> smaller sub-lists with an umbrella list.  That would allow Mailman
> to have a lot more internal parallelism, and not get into lock
> synchronization issues over config.pck.  You could also run multiple
> sets of qrunners, if you split things correctly according to the
> "powers of 2" rule.

What is a "smaller sub-list"? The list in question does only hold 11k
recipients, which is not exactly large. Some off my SVN announce lists
are much larger.


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