icheckd vs. SAVI-Perl

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Nov 26 16:33:18 GMT 2003

At 16:17 26/11/2003, you wrote:
>On Wed, 26 Nov 2003, Julian Field wrote:
> >
> > At 15:26 26/11/2003, you wrote:
> > >I am testing sophos and initially I set it up to run as a daemon with the
> > >icheckd interface, but after reading the mailscanner docs it appears to
> > >suggest that not installing icheckd and compiling the Savi-Perl module
> > >instead. Are there any benefits to running sophos with SAVI-Perl rather
> > >than running icheckd.
> >
> > With SAVI-Perl there is no daemon to crash on you.
>I see. If there are no other benefits  maybe I will use daemontools to
>make sure it is always available. Does this interface have a history of
>turning into a Zombie.

I never trust code I don't have to.
And MailScanner doesn't have any support for icheckd, so you would have to
write it yourself.
Julian Field
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