Re: Mail::OpenDKIM

From: Quanah Gibson-Mount <>
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2011 09:40:24 -0700

--On Thursday, April 28, 2011 10:52 AM -0400 Nigel Horne
<> wrote:

> You may have been wondering why I've been going through the documentation
> for libOpenDKIM with a fine toothed comb. It is because I've been
> re-implementing part of the Mail::DKIM CPAN Module to use OpenDKIM
> instead. The work is now complete, so it is now possible to use OpenDKIM
> from a Perl program. The code has been released as open source; it is
> available via
> I have been more thorough with the testing on the signing side than on
> the verification side, since that's the initial need here. I've written
> another CPAN module (Mail::OpenDKIM::Signer), which is like Mail::DKIM
> but uses OpenDKIM to do the legwork.
> Initial findings show a 4-fold increase by using Mail::OpenDKIM over
> Mail::DKIM.
> The code requires OpenDKIM 2.3.x.

Hi Nigel,

Mark Martinec who writes amavisd-new did some testing of Mail::DKIM vs
Mail::OpenDKIM, and unfortunately, Mail::OpenDKIM came out significantly
slower. You can see the results and comments at:



Quanah Gibson-Mount
Sr. Member of Technical Staff
Zimbra, Inc
A Division of VMware, Inc.
Zimbra ::  the leader in open source messaging and collaboration
Received on Fri Jun 10 2011 - 16:40:40 PST

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