John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Mon Nov 18 12:29:01 PST 2002

On Mon, 18 Nov 2002, Kenneth Porter wrote:

> > The sanitizer is an unreasonably large filter script.
> What's the reason for keeping the Perl inline in the procmail
> script? Is that just a matter of simplifying the packaging? Or is
> there an operational reason, as well? Seems like moving the Perl
> to a separate script would help to reduce log sizes quite a bit.

The primary reason is right now everything is in *one file*. I like
that model a lot. It eliminates problems with matching the procmail
part of things to the perl part of things.

Unfortunately the sanitizer has been pushing the limitations of that
model for a couple of years now. It will have to change soon.

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