[Greylist-users] Perl sendmail milter that doesn't use DB?
bill--greylist at tao-group.com
Thu Feb 24 02:38:53 PST 2005
Landin, Mark wrote:
> I'm a Perl hacker of modest skill, so I was interested in the Perl-based
> implementations of greylisting. However, I was also intrigued by the
> memory-based (db-less) implementation afforded by milter-greylist.
> (Mainly because I'm not going to have the time to figure out MySQL for
> the time being). My C skills are quite a bit weaker than my Perl skills,
> does anybody know of an in-memory Perl implementation for Sendmail? If
> not, would anyone be interested enough to make it worthwhile to help me
> hack one up?
Er, "no" to pretty much everything you wrote. Sorry.
Perl <=> MySQL is *pretty* straightforward.
There is a lot of code out there that you can crib for examples.
I think it would be FAR easier to get to grips with Perl <=> MySQL than
to re-invent the wheel and hack up your own database.
Re: in-memory database for greylisting. I don't think this is a good idea.
This has been thought about by those who have experience of greylisting
and know how it needs to work. Greylisting requires a persistent (i.e.
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