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Re: SpamAssassin - how about bogofilter?



On Wed, Oct 16, 2002 at 02:26:03PM -0400, Clint Adams wrote:
> > At the risk of sounding like an advertisement, you may want to try out bmf
> > and/or spamprobe if you are concerned about resources.  The bogofilter
> > executable is insanely huge because it uses lex to tokenize the mail.
> 
> -rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root       112168 2002-10-14 17:32 /usr/bin/bogofilter

That is still several times larger than bmf (which supports three backends
in the same binary):

-rwxr-xr-x    1 tommy    tommy       36576 Oct 16 11:55 bmf

How did you compile bogofilter?  Compiling version 0.7.4 with an empty
CFLAGS (no debug, no optimizations) gives me this:

-rwxr-xr-x    1 tommy    tommy     1467629 Oct 16 11:51 bogofilter

Using -O2 gives a negligible improvement.  And it's still linked with
libJudy.so, which is:

-rwxr-xr-x    1 root     staff      138576 Oct 16 11:46 libJudy.so

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