Bug 491619 - ssmtp-2.61-11.8 is slow
ssmtp-2.61-11.8 is slow
Product: Fedora EPEL
Classification: Fedora
Component: ssmtp (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: manuel wolfshant
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-03-23 07:21 EDT by Luc Dumaine
Modified: 2010-07-27 09:41 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Shortens delay from 1 sec to 50 milliseconds. (914 bytes, patch)
2009-03-23 07:21 EDT, Luc Dumaine
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Description Luc Dumaine 2009-03-23 07:21:00 EDT
Created attachment 336273 [details]
Shortens delay from 1 sec to 50 milliseconds.

Description of problem:

ssmtp is slow.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:

time (sendmail -t -i <test_email ;sendmail -t -i <test_email ;sendmail -t -i <test_email ;sendmail -t -i <test_email ;sendmail -t -i <test_email ;sendmail -t -i <test_email ;sendmail -t -i <test_email ;sendmail -t -i <test_email ;sendmail -t -i <test_email ;sendmail -t -i <test_email ;sendmail -t -i <test_email )

Actual results:

real	0m12.644s
user	0m0.040s
sys	0m0.044s

Expected results:

real	0m1.852s
user	0m0.036s
sys	0m0.024s

Additional info:

This issue is related to a 1 second delay introduced by ssmtp-2.61.6.patch

The attached patch shortens this delay to 50 milliseconds, effectively restoring ssmtp to its expected performance level.
Comment 1 manuel wolfshant 2010-07-27 09:41:35 EDT
I am sorry but I am going to stick with upstream's defaults. Please post your patch at http://www.debian.org/Bugs/ and if it gets accepted I'll be happy to integrate it as well.

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