Slow Batch Processing...

Julian Field MailScanner at
Mon Feb 20 20:25:34 GMT 2006

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TCIS List Acct wrote:
> Julian Field wrote:
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>> What OS are you running?
>> If a BSD-variant, try switching off the SpamAssassin Cache (in 
>> MailScanner.conf) and then restart MailScanner.
>> There appears to be something funny with the cache on some bsd-based 
>> boxes. Haven't got to the bottom of that yet. Need new devel server, 
>> which is still on the cards.
> FWIW, switching off the SA cache on our FreeBSD boxes made no 
> difference in the problem with 4.50.x..
> If there is anything more I can do to help you track down the problem, 
> let me know.
In which case it has to be the new faster (mostly) message unpacking code.
If you look in /usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner/, you will 
find about line 1434 a line that looks like this:
if (MailScanner::Config::Value('mta') =~ /sendmail|exim|postfix/i) {

Whichever MTA you are using, remove it from the above expression along 
with its '|' separator. So if you are using sendmail, the line should 
change to this:
if (MailScanner::Config::Value('mta') =~ /exim|postfix/i) {
If using Exim, change it to this:
if (MailScanner::Config::Value('mta') =~ /sendmail|postfix/i) {
If using Postfix, change it to this:
if (MailScanner::Config::Value('mta') =~ /sendmail|exim/i) {

Then restart MailScanner and let me know if this solves the speed problem.

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