[techtalk] RE: techtalk digest, Vol 1 #308 - 1 msg

Mary Gardiner mary at puzzling.org
Fri Jan 12 08:03:06 EST 2001

On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 10:00:12AM -0500, Brian Sweeney wrote:
> Why are you using inetd for qmail?  I know Dan recommends using tcpserver
> now, which is why pretty much all of the information out there deals with
> it.  Inetd has performace issues, if I remember correctly, especially when
> dealing with high-volume servers.  TCPserver, imho, is also pretty easy to
> use.  So my first suggestion would be to switch over if you can.  If
> not...let me look over some old notes, and I'll get back to you.

It's not my box, that's why I'm using inetd, or rather why I can't change.
It's certainly not a high volume mail server, but several people do use it
as a primary email address, and breaking it trying to install tcpserver
would be a Bad Thing. :)


Mary Gardiner
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