julianokyap at gmail
Apr 11, 2012, 12:07 PM
Post #10 of 17
On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 8:09 PM, xTrade Assessory <xtrade [at] matik> wrote:
> Julian Yap wrote:
>> I'm running SpamAssassin 3.3.2 port revision 6 (latest from FreeBSD
>> ports) on FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE 64-bit.
>> I recently upgraded my Perl from 5.10 to 5.14 but I needed to
>> downgrade because SpamAssassin was crashing on a daily basis. See
>> I have since downgraded my servers to Perl 5.10 and Perl 5.12.
> did you upgrade all perl related ports as well after perl upgrade?
> I never saw this issue
2) Reinstall everything that depends on Perl:
sudo portupgrade -C -fr perl
>> I have noticed that Perl 5.12 runs noticeably slower compared to 5.10.
>> I think 5.14 was slow as well.
>> Average scan times are higher and there are often more 'longer
>> running' scans. This results in more output on servers running Perl
>> tail -f /var/log/maillog | grep 'identified spam .*[2-9][0-9].[0-9] seconds'
>> Have others experienced the same thing?
> this might be relative and depends on which tests you effectively run,
> don't you agree?
> specially network depending tests like dcc and others can influence this
> times a lot
> to say something exact, you probably need two different perl versions on
> at least two identical machines with the same setup on the same network
> running the same tests at the same time, getting the same messages
> synchronously, and still, one may get faster response from a remote
> resource than the other, kind of funny test for a perl comparison
Yeah, that's exactly what I have. Exactly the same tests, identical
hardware, network, etc...