[Mimedefang] Testing for port #/TLS in filter_relay
David F. Skoll
dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Fri Feb 29 21:15:20 EST 2008
Philip Prindeville wrote:
> By the time that MAIL FROM: is seen, fork()'s have happened, etc.
The fork() happens right after the connection is accepted, even before
> and it's a bit late to avoid the overhead that could be otherwise be avoided
> by balking at the connection early on.
The difference is very minor, certainly not worth loading more complexity
into MIMEDefang. If saving that bit of overhead actually makes a difference,
then you shouldn't be running MIMEDefang at all, because MIMEDefang is
not exactly lightweight.
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