[Mimedefang] SpamAssassin 3.2.0 and re2c speedup

Kayne Kruse kkruse at pointone.com
Thu May 3 11:22:52 EDT 2007


> -----Original Message-----
> From: mimedefang-bounces at lists.roaringpenguin.com
> [mailto:mimedefang-bounces at lists.roaringpenguin.com]On Behalf 
> Of Martin
> Blapp
> Hi,
> 
> > Has anyone played with SA3.2.0 and the "sa-compile" program to see
> > if it really makes that much difference?  One poster claimed
> > "two orders of magnitude" which is quite astonishing.
> 
> Yes, I did some tests, because we really have tons of body rules
> (we have 2.5MB local rule sets).
> 
> But the CPU time did not change at all, and the scan time depends
> heavily on network based tests.
> 

I've tried it, and like you got the same results.  I think it probably does optimize some huge rules which I dont use any longer due to memory constraints. (e.g. bigevil).

Kayne


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