[Mailman-Users] A quick question about slicing outgoing qrunner

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu Sep 8 15:27:36 EDT 2016

On 09/08/2016 11:51 AM, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> On Sep 08, 2016, at 08:15 AM, Jim Popovitch wrote:
>>>     ('OutgoingRunner', 3), # outgoing messages to the smtpd (change to three
>>> '3' queues)
> Slices must be a power of 2.

As I wrote in my reply at

> Caveat: Documentation says the number of slices must be a power of two.
> This is based on the theory that slice membership is based on the last
> bits of the queue entry name (hash), but it hasn't been that way for
> ages if ever. I'm certain the code works with 3 slices, but that's
> relatively untested.

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