I recently installed Mailman 2.1.3 on a mini server.
I'm really happy with my Mailman installation because it's powerfull and easy
But when I watched the memory usage of the mailmanctl resistant
program I was about to get an attack ;-).
Why does a simple program like this require 30 megs of core? (there where 7
python2 processes open totally using 30MB) The only thing mailman has to do
here is processing a few mails a day on everage.
I spend a lot of time to keep the memory usage as low as possible
(light-weight OS, only necesary processes) so I new daemon using 30MB of core
all the time for only processing a few mails is not my target.
Is there a way to do it without this mailmanctl daemon? In fact Mailman only
needs to be started when the bin/mailman mailwrapper is activated when it
recieves an email, or when a CGI program from www is being activated.
What is the exact task of mailmanctl?