pgpenvelope slow after perl upgrade
Fri May 25 18:09:02 2001
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Stefan H. Holek, at 17:26 +0200 on Thu, 26 Apr 2001, wrote:
After upgrading to perl 5.6.0 I found that pgpenvelope
takes approx 7 seconds to display the first prompt/message.
This is especially annoying when automatically verifying signed
messages. Reading security related mailing lists becomes a real
I am not familiar enough with perl to be able to tell why the slowdown
occurred. It sure was a lot snappier with earlier versions (perl5).
I am running perl 5.6.0 / pgpenvelope 2.9.0 / pine 4.31 on a 200Mhz PII
First of all, this is a thing meant for
email@example.com, not gnupg-users, so I'm cc'ing
there, and bcc'ing gnupg-users (don't want start nasty cross-posting).
This is very strange; I don't have 5.6.0 on any box I have access to, so I
can't reproduce this behaviour. It's possible that 5.6.0 made it's
library-loading mechanisms slower, but I find it strange that it would
increase significatnly in a version upgrade.
I have heard bad things about perl 5.6.0 on #Perl. Also, note that 5.6.1
Concerning signature verifications, I highly recommend using pgpenvelope's
procmail-filtering system, which pre-verifies signatures before your
mailer gets them. How to set this up is documented in the pgpenvelope
Also, pgpenvelope 2.10.0 is out (though no performance upgrades are in
Frank Tobin http://www.uiuc.edu/~ftobin/
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Comment: pgpenvelope 2.10.0 - http://pgpenvelope.sourceforge.net/
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