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Re[2]: queue reordering?

On Fri, 31 May 2002 09:50:37 -0700 (PDT) Andy Poling <andy@realbig.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 31 May 2002, Eugene Crosser wrote:
> > I noticed another thing.  I am not 100% sure but it seems that the
> > scheduler does not rehash the queue before reties.  That is, if you
> have a
> > message in the queue to a particular domain that consistently results
> in
> > 4xx code from the remote, all mail to that domain gets stuck.  Am I
> wrong? 
> > It seems that after a 4xx response, further retries to that domain
> should
> > be somewhat delayed *and* offending message moved to the tail of the
> queue.
> This is based on the somewhat older version of scheduler that we use...
> Are you using "ageorder" in the scheduler.conf?

Yes.  But it was there for ages, and behavior seems to have changed between
2.99.51 and 2.99.52-pre1.  I will try your advice anyway, thanks.

> It pretty much forces a consistent order (thus causing your problem for
> certain classes of SMTP errors).  Disabling it on our systems allowed the
> scheduler to avoid "deadlocks" like you're talking about...


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