[Esd-l] Local poisoned list

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Thu Apr 25 16:05:01 PDT 2002

On Thu, 25 Apr 2002, Graham Dunn wrote:

> My assumption was that shortening the poisoned list getting read
> into the sanitizer would be a Good Thing(tm).

In the new design, yes. It'll read and parse the entire policy list at

In the current design the file is read when it's checking the
attachment, and stops when a hit occurs, so putting wildcards first is
the optimization of choice.

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