amavisd 2.7.0 and Mail::OpenDKIM

Quanah Gibson-Mount quanah at
Fri Jun 10 18:21:45 CEST 2011

--On Friday, June 10, 2011 6:09 PM +0200 Mark Martinec 
<Mark.Martinec+amavis at> wrote:

> Quanah,
>> Will Amavisd 2.7.0 have support for using Mail::OpenDKIM as an
>> alternative to Mail::DKIM?  The performance numbers between the two are
>> certainly striking, and I think it would be worthwhile to have the
>> flexibility to choose which one I wanted to use with Amavisd.
> Striking indeed - see the table below!

Wow, that's interesting, and generally I'd expect a C library to be 
significantly faster than a pure perl module.  I wonder why it's so slow. 
:/  Have you passed this on to the author?  They sure seemed to feel their 
module was significantly faster. :P



Quanah Gibson-Mount
Sr. Member of Technical Staff
Zimbra, Inc
A Division of VMware, Inc.
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