[ILUG] Programmatic mail sending with Postfix
Niall O Broin
niall at linux.ie
Wed Apr 7 13:33:47 IST 2004
On Wednesday 7 April 2004, philip.reynolds at rfc-networks.ie (Philip Reynolds)
>This is why you need to introduce multiple processes sending
>multiple mails. You shouldn't have trouble over a low latency link.
>I agree, it's certainly not perfect and I don't know of any software
>to make this easier, but it really shouldn't be too hard to write..
Not even very hard, in that we use PHP and/or Perl which each have SMTP
sending modules. Although they don't multiprocess AFAIK
>OK, yes it's harder than writing mails to a directory :)
And MUCH slower which is the point.
>No, unfortuantely it's not faster than using SMTP connections due to
>the way the mails are processed.
Hmm - I find that curious - because with an SMTP connection eventually a file
has to be created in the maildrop directory. And I'd have thought that running
postdrop would be a little faster than an SMTP connection. But that's only a
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