segfault amavis

Eric Smith eric at
Fri Feb 10 00:11:37 CET 2012


will let it be the time being. Great program BTH, been using it for years and this is the first issue.



Eric Smith
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On Feb 9, 2012, at 2:14 PM, Mark Martinec wrote:

> Eric,
>> humm, yes that looks like a candidate but no change in that either and no
>> new package as well. Why monday and not the many months before? I know,
>> too dang general of a question to ask, when I have the time I will try to
>> get it to fail while I am looking at it with logs set to debug. In the
>> mean time I will keep the setting $enable_db set to 0.
> Or try upgrading libdb to a more recent version - we are now at 5.2.36
> (not to forget reinstalling BerkeleyDB perl module when libdb is changed).
>> Question, what downside is there not using berkeleyDB?
>> amavisd_nanny will not work, is there any other performance issues that
>> I should worry about?
> None other than amavisd_nanny, amavisd-agent and amavisd-snmp-subagent
> will not be able to get their information. Btw, I'm working on an
> alternative to bdb - the ZeroMQ message passing library. My primary
> motive was to avoid lock contention on updating a database, which
> has serious performance implications when there are lots of amavisd
> child processes running, especially when spam checks are disabled.
> Looks like a way to go, it's very fast!
>  Mark

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