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Re: Why doesn't Exim ever clean out /var/spool/exim/input?

On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 10:36:29AM +1100, Craig Sanders wrote:
> i can't answer your question, but here's some relevant advice for you:
> exim doesn't scale.  if you want performance, switch to postfix.

I'm curious why you say that. I have exim on 3 smtp gateway machines
servicing 11G+ email/day, hundreds of thousands of actual messages,
doing LDAP lookups for routing, and MailScanner/f-prot running on all
the boxes.

Seriously, I'm not looking for a fight, just info. When I did performance
tests on all the MTAs a few years back, exim beat the crap out of


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