SPUG: SpamAssassin 3.0.0 is released
KBuff at zetron.com
Fri Oct 1 14:17:45 CDT 2004
> On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 07:09:03PM -0700, Kurt Buff wrote:
> > Tim said...
> > > FWIW, here are my early impressions of the new version of
> > > SpamAssassin,
> > > v 3.0.
> > >
> > > 2) Suddenly, my formerly adequate Pentium III @ 966 Mhz feels
> > > like a Pentium II at 150 Mhz.
> > -Tim
> > A question comes to mind - what's your MTA? I use Postfix,
> and deliberately
> > throttle it to only a few child processes at a time.
> > -Kurt
> I believed the spamd man-page when it told me that the default
> number of children for spamd was 5, but recently discovered that
> the line in my /etc/init.d/postfix that started spamd was
> actually requesting 20! (I guess something in the upgrade to 3.0
> slipped that into the file when I wasn't looking.) So I've
> changed that command to only allow 2 simultaneous children
> (spamd -m 2),
> and my performance is *much* better now.
> So, nevermind! 8-}
Well, that, um, interesting.
I'll have to keep that in mind when I set up my new box.
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