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

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <tps@unslept.com>
To: "Craig Sanders" <cas@taz.net.au>
Cc: <debian-isp@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2004 12:54 AM
Subject: 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
> everything.

Not looking for a fight either, but...
ALL the MTAs? What are the results for qmail then? I've always heard it's
the fastest...


    Thomas GOIRAND

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