version 1.2.1 of the DCC

Michael Ghens michael@spconnect.com
Mon Sep 1 13:53:50 UTC 2003


At my "Day Job" I have Sol 8 boxes.

I plan on putting the 1.2 series up sometime this week.


On Sun, 31 Aug 2003, Tod D. Ihde wrote:

> Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2003 23:38:57 -0500
> From: Tod D. Ihde <toon@warmerbythelake.com>
> Cc: dcc@calcite.rhyolite.com
> Subject: Re: version 1.2.1 of the DCC
> 
> I will build new .debs & upgrade tomorrow evening.
> 
> Say, is anyone running debian on Sun hardware? I have my UltraSparc 
> running debian woody now, and will start building .debs for Sun hardware 
> as well.
> 
>  Tod.
> 
> 
> Vernon Schryver wrote:
> 
> >Version 1.2.1 of the DCC source is in
> >http://www.rhyolite.com/anti-spam/dcc/source/dccd.tar.Z and
> >http://www.dcc-servers.net/dcc/source/dccd.tar.Z
> >
> >The CHANGES file starts with:
> >
> >    Fix typo in default map.txt noted by Michael Ghens.
> >    Fix undetected hash table size overflow noted by Leandro Santi.
> >    Fix "BRAND" error in start-dccd.
> >    Fix inflation of target counts on greylisted messages.
> >    Dccd is off in the default dcc_conf.
> >    Reduce default greylist embargo to 4.5 minutes.
> >
> >1.2.0 seems as good as 1.1.45 as long as you stay away from greylisting,
> >and greylisting hasn't had and catastrophic crashes.  So it seems time
> >to try 1.2.1 more widely.
> >
> >Greylisting is definitely interesting.  The biggest problem is that
> >some legitimate SMTP clients retry as quickly as 1 second (Cox.net),
> >while some 419 spammers wait as long as 5 or 6 minutes between tries.
> >5 minute retries seem popular among legitimate SMTP clients.
> >I'm currently playing with a compromise embargo of 4.5 minutes.
> >
> >  
> >Vernon Schryver    vjs@rhyolite.com
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