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Re: phk malloc, was (Re: ptmalloc2)

From: Christopher Weimann <cweimann@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 12:47:00 -0500

On 02/23/2005-06:32PM, Dan Melomedman wrote:
> > 
> > If Messagewall accepts a message over SMTP and tells the sending server
> > "200" it is saying it has the message and will deliver it when it in
> > fact may not. Thats just plain busted.
> But it doesn't do that.

My bad.  I just went back and re-read what you wrote...

> You are right about email servers, but MessageWall is different. It
> doesn't save messages to disk. It probably should though. As long as it
> doesn't return OK to the remote end unless the message is scanned,
> and actually forwarded to the real email server, it will only
> cause a message to be resent, but I don't want the proxy to crash for
> the reasons I stated earlier. It will crash randomly if it doesn't get
> the memory, and admin will have no idea why.

And if it doesn't send OK until it has sent the message on it won't
loose mail.

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