[Esd-l] Making procmail play "nice"

Brett Glass brett at lariat.org
Fri Sep 26 23:23:59 PDT 2003

At 07:23 AM 9/26/2003, John D. Hardin wrote:

>A better way to approach the problem is to develop a good local-rules
>signature so that the identification is done in the lightweight
>procmail engine, and the perl script is bypassed entirely.
>You might want to try adding the rule that was just posted, it sounds
>like it'll reduce your load by 80% or better.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but the "local" rules I've seen so far do not seem to
bypass the Perl script. Rather, they appear to add headers to the message 
which the Perl script recognizes. I'd love to set the systems up so that the 
Perl script isn't loaded at all.


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