Courier and DCC

Earl Killian dcc@lists.killian.com
Wed Apr 10 03:15:18 UTC 2002


Vernon Schryver writes:
 > Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2002 19:15:21 -0600 (MDT)
 > From: Vernon Schryver <vjs@calcite.rhyolite.com>
 > 
 > Is there some way the MTA could call a persistent process?
 > All of this fork()ing and exec()ing makes me wonder about performacne.

Yes, that facility appears to exist.  See
  http://www.courier-mta.org/courierfilter.html
Basically courier will hand incoming messages filter processes by
sending a filename over a Unix socket.

-Earl



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