|laziness, impatience, and hubris|
Net::SMTP v local MTAby cLive ;-) (Prior)
|on Jan 12, 2002 at 01:19 UTC||Need Help??|
cLive ;-) has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
Hi all, In my evergoing quest to make my CGI scripts cross platform, I've moved the e-mail sending subs over to Net::SMTP (I used to use just sendmail, but the NT people weren't very happy :).
In testing though, I notice that there is a significant difference in performance when sending using Net::SMTP over piping to Sendmail. I assume this is because piping to Sendmail just puts the message in the mail queue, whereas Net::SMTP actually physically sends the mail.
So, my question is, to avoid the overhead:
Input, as always, humbly welcomed.
ps - IANAL (I Am Not A Laccolith)