ANNOUNCE: beta 4.27.5 released

Ken Anderson (Pacific Internet) ka at PACIFIC.NET
Fri Feb 27 00:40:18 GMT 2004

I'll grab the final 4.27 when it's out and try again.
It may just be time for another MailScanner box!
Thanks for your efforts!
Ken A.

Julian Field wrote:

> Unfortunately the robustness improvements I have made to the MIME decoder
> result in it going more slowly. There is pretty much nothing I can do about
> this, I'm afraid. The decoder needed to be more robust than it was, as
> there have been a couple of cases recently where messages (particularly
> caused by MTAs bouncing the whole message rather than just the headers or
> the first few lines) have managed to get past MailScanner. You could have
> it faster, but at the cost of robustness.
> I have just re-written some of the code to try to make it faster, I hope
> that will help. If you want to switch off the main improvement, then
> disable the "ExplodePart" subroutine in
> Sorry, there's not much more I can do about this :-(
> At 00:39 26/02/2004, you wrote:
>> I will try to get more info on what happened as time permits.
>> I can tell you that it seemed to be the upgrade that caused the backlog
>> of mail in Right now I'm just glad to see the number of
>> messages in dropping again. Here's what happened visually
>> after upgrading from Mailscanner-4.26.5-1 to MailScanner-4.27.6-1 at 11
>> am this morning:
>> I tried turning off DCC, Pyzor, tweaking a few other options, but to no
>> avail. I'm back to 4.26.5-1 now and things snapped back rather quickly
>> when I downgraded.
>> Thanks,
>> Ken A
>> Raymond Dijkxhoorn wrote:
>>> Hi!
>>>>> What do you mean with not getting scanned ? Is mail stuck there or
>>>>> something? Same version runs like a charm here.
>>>> It's steadily building up a backlog of mail. It is scanning, but seems
>>>> to be too slow to keep up. The incoming volumn has not increased.
>>>> I'd like to back up to a previous version.
>>>> Any help appreciated.
>>> Just do rpm -i <old.version.rpm> --nodeps --force
>>> And dont forget to put back your old config.
>>> Bye,
>>> Raymond.
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