Performance between SpamAssassin 3.2.1 and 3.2.2 and 3.2.3

Martin.Hepworth martinh at
Thu Aug 16 08:40:15 IST 2007

If you're using sa.3.2x make sure you've run sa-compile (it'll need re2c installed first), this does make a heck of a difference

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Gareth
> Sent: 15 August 2007 18:08
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: RE: Performance between SpamAssassin 3.2.1 and 3.2.2 and 3.2.3
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: mailscanner-bounces at
> > [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at]On Behalf Of Greg
> > Matthews
> > Sent: 15 August 2007 17:56
> > To: MailScanner discussion
> > Subject: Re: Performance between SpamAssassin 3.2.1 and 3.2.2 and 3.2.3
> >
> >
> > given the relatively low traffic on this thread and my own inability to
> > spot the performance issue (even tho my upgrade to 3.2.2 happened pretty
> > recently) suggests that most people (myself included) have hidden the
> > problem behind a caching DNS server. Can anyone on this thread confirm
> > whether or not they are using a caching DNS?
> I am using a caching DNS server and upgraded from 3.1.8 to 3.2.3 today and
> it does seem slower but I cannot really tell since our mail volume is very
> low and most system maintenance does not even cause the queue to build up
> to
> 30 messages.
> I expect the majority of people are like me and have servers which are
> capable of processing far more email than they currently receive so each
> mailscanner run only handles a few messages so it is quick anyway.
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