API to write to lmtp directly

mb mb/cyrus at dcs.qmul.ac.uk
Wed Jul 9 03:43:12 EDT 2003

At 11:52 +0530 Ramprasad A Padmanabhan wrote:

>Is there an API available with which I can directly write to lmtp
>instead of sending a mail

Er.. LMTP? :)

>I am presently using postfix and sending the mail, But I believe that
>calling an smtp agent has its own overheads.
>I am sending 10-15 messages to around 850 mailboxes every hour using
>postfix and aliases. The problem is there are too many lmtp processes
>and I get lmtp lock errors too often

You're asking the wrong list! I believe that's really quite a small 
message load, and that postfix can talk LMTP over a unix socket directly.

Are the lmtp processes "lmtpd" or "deliver" ?

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