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From Serge Knystautas <ser...@lokitech.com>
Subject Re: All incoming mails written to temp file before spooling
Date Fri, 10 May 2002 18:08:02 GMT
The problem is that MimeMessageSource requires a renewable input stream, 
so you'll need to have some way to accomplish that.
Serge Knystautas
Loki Technologies - Unstoppable Websites

Shilpa Dalmia wrote:
> In the MimeMessageInputStreamSource class (under james/core), instead of
> first storing the message from the inputstream (SMTP input stream) to a temp
> file & then buffering it out, what if we buffer it out directly from the
> input stream? That way we can avoid 1 disk i/o and also not have to store
> the data in memory thus avoiding the danger of an errant sender choking
> memory. I tried out this approach & seems to work in my test. Does anyone
> see any potential risk or danger in doing this?
> Shilpa
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shilpa Dalmia [mailto:Shilpa@PostX.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 30, 2002 4:09 PM
> To: 'james-dev@jakarta.apache.org'
> Subject: All incoming mails written to temp file before spooling
> Does anyone know why all incoming mails in James are first written to a temp
> file before writing to the spool? Why not instead just keep it in memory?
> Its a performance bottleneck. Check the constructor for
> MimeMessageInputStreamSource.
> Shilpa Dalmia

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