[Mimedefang] Mimedefang and sendmail queueing

Andrzej Adam Filip andrzej.filip at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 14:17:08 EDT 2009

"David F. Skoll" <dfs at roaringpenguin.com> wrote:

> Austin wrote:
>> An idea (no testing, or real assurance that it would work) would be to
>> use MD to write a Socketmap (look in the manpage for mimedefang-filter
>> in the section SOCKET MAPS), then write some m4 for sendmail.cf that
>> will do the appropriate lookups and piriority/delivery queue/mailer
>> assignment.  Hmm, perhaps you could define a different mailer DSMTP
>> (Deferred SMTP) that did what you wanted, then use that for the
>> affected mail.
> That'd probably work, but be aware that socket maps can be pretty
> slow.  We used to use socket maps to control mail routing on our
> commercial appliances, but quickly went back to Berkeley DB files for
> performance.

Have you considered "pushing" "socket map over UDP (over unix socket)"
into sendmail sources?

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