4.40.5: unrar for Solaris users?

Julian Field MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Mar 14 19:55:44 GMT 2005

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Jeff A. Earickson wrote:

>    The "Unrar Command = /usr/bin/unrar" in MailScanner.conf is a
> stumbling block for us Solaris users that don't have this.  I've
> been googling for the source code, which to use please?  Maybe
> a comment in MailScanner.conf, or inclusion of a tarfile would
> be a good idea.  Can this be commented out otherwise?

It currently just whines a bit if it can't find unrar. It is getting
increasingly important to do this scanning, and so I would rather leave
it in place to encourage people to get hold of unrar.

> I also noticed that "Queue Scan Interval" changed from 5 to 6
> seconds.  Slowing down in your old age?

I have also internally changed the child forking delay to 11 seconds.
With 10 seconds and 5 seconds, the children will tend to group together
on multi-cpu systems. Changing it to 11 and 6 causes a much better
spread of processes.

Julian Field
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