Subject: Re: Abysmal Mailing List Performance
To: Ken Hornstein <>
From: Scott Bartram <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/03/1996 18:22:14
[missed the 'cc' on the previous mail - sorry ken]

>FreeBSD uses bulk_mailer along with majordomo; this splits up the mail queue
>so you have a bunch of sendmails running at once.  Also, I believe that have
>a bunch of exploders all over the country that help distribute the load.
>As other people have mentioned, running a bunch of sendmail processes probably
>won't help out pain any.  I'd be willing to help out if the idea of exploders
>was ever implemented.  Anybody else willing to donate machine resources for
>NetBSD exploders?  I don't speak for core, of course, but if we get a bunch
>of people saying, "Yeah, sure", it might gain enough momentum for critical

I've got a SS2 waiting for the 1.2 release and some spare time.