Mailscanner and memory resources
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Sat Jan 24 19:19:44 GMT 2004
"Rose, Bobby" <brose at MED.WAYNE.EDU> wrote:
> I've started using some of the SA ruleset like tripwire, bigevil and
>such. In doing so, I'm finding that the size of the MailScanner
>processes increase dramatically because each MailScanner process is
>essentially it's own SA process and loads all the configs and rules it
>needs. Wouldn't it be better to just have MailScanner make calls to
>spamd thus reducing the amount of resources?
I believe spamd forks in order to implement concurrent message handling,
so using spamd will increase memory usage because of the lack of sharing
of perl infrastructure bwteeen MailScanner and SpamAssasin.
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