While were dreaming...
I'd like support for splitting the list file into pieces. Perhaps if
<listname> is a directory instead of file, Majordomo would treat all
of the files in the directory as a single file for the purposes of
subscribe/unsubscribe/who. There'd need to be some algorithm for
determining which file to add new subscribees to--perhaps the first
one it finds, or the last one in sorted order.
The purpose of supporting split list files would be to allow multiple
invocations of sendmail--or even sendmails running on multiple
I've got two 500+ recipient lists that take up to 3 hours to make the
first delivery attempt, apparently due to the serial nature of
sendmail--the cpu's nowhere near loaded. Since these lists are
intended to facilitate dealing with emergencies, 3 hours is just too
Dave Sill (firstname.lastname@example.org) Computers should work the way beginners
Martin Marietta Energy Systems expect them to, and one day they will.
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