Re: Mail::OpenDKIM

From: Nigel Horne <>
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2011 13:35:42 -0400

On 10 Jun 2011, at 12:40, Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:

> --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:
> <>

Which version of Mail::OpenDKIM was this against? A performance improvement was noticed and fixed in the most recent version.

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