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Re: diet for evolution

lør, 22 07 2006 kl. 13:33 -0400, skrev Matthew Barnes:
> On Sat, 2006-07-22 at 13:20 +0530, Rahul wrote:
> > David Nielsen wrote:
> > > I'd like to mention that the default Evolution setup in FC loads the
> > > Spamassassin plugin which on my machine at least takes up 80megs of
> > > memory, replacing that with the bogofilter plugin turned out to be a
> > > good decision - I blogged a bit about that adventure*
> > If you think this is a good default solution, would you mind getting 
> > this filed a RFE in Red Hat bugzilla? The evolution maintainer probably 
> > needs to look at this.
> I will look into it.  Spamassassin has infuriated me in the past with
> its obscene memory consumption.  It may be too late for FC6, though.

The biggest problem is migrating the spam we've learned already to
bogofilters wordlist, aside that it shouldn't present many problems. I
don't have any good ideas as to doing this for existing user profiles,
we could of course just ignore that and assume a clean user profile, the
wiki could contain a small script to teach bogofilter all your known
spam for migration cases.

Note that by doing this we loose the remote tests that spamassassin
offers but those are off by default anyways so an out of the box system
will retain the same level of functionality.

I think we can do this for FC6, it would definitely be worth it,
bogofilter is _much_ faster and doesn't sit there using all your memory
just because you have Evolution open.

If we get it in before Test3 it should get plenty of testing and we
still have the spamassassin plugin to fallback on if things blow up in
an ugly fasion.

- David Nielsen

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