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Re: gethostby* users



On Sat, 2007-10-13 at 20:50 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> These slides give the whole story but the big things are that you can do 
> anything you want by writing a small amount of perl code, the scanning 
> processes don't run under the same uid as the mailer, and it is very 
> efficient.

Looks like it's just trying to provide sendmail with the kind of
functionality which is built in to Exim. I find Exim's ACL language much
easier to use than perl, because it's actually designed for processing
email. And of course you can call out to separate scanning processes
(running with their own uid) such as spamd, clamd etc. 

-- 
dwmw2


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