Cyrus and Postfix question

Joakim Ryden jryden at
Fri Jan 9 19:28:19 EST 2004

Nick Fisher wrote:
>> >> In my case I wrote a wrapper around deliver that filters the mail
>> >> through SpamAssassin.
>>Which would be better done using something like spampd or amavisd-new
>>and/or using Postfix advanced content filtering of course...
> Actually I know what I'm doing and I'm quite happy with it. I do use spamd
> (the wraper implements spamc) and because postfix is trying to deliver it
> to a perticular user, I can easily implement per-user settings (-u on
> spamc). It's also a bonus doing this at the delivery agent because I don't
> have worry about not checking out bound mail (As I would have to if I did
> this with a cf). Frankly any extra overhead due to it being pipe rather
> than lmtp is dwarfed by SpamAssassin. It's quick n' easy, for me it's the
> perfect solution ;)

And if one is happy and things are working one should stick with it of 
course. :)

I was just trying to point out that if you're handling a fairly large 
amount of e-mail and from Postfix are calling wrapper+spamc+running 
spamd+deliver chances are you wouldn't be that happy. ;)


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