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Re: Request for help with redesign of Postfix Configuration File ...

From: Christopher Koeber <ckoeber_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Oct 21 2010 - 17:44:42 GMT

On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 1:06 PM, Victor Duchovni <> wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 12:49:32PM -0400, Christopher Koeber wrote:
> > After making the changes where only I was explicitly setting things to
> what
> > I needed them to be versus the default the postfix system seems faster,
> too!
> This is an optical illusion. Removing default settings simplifies your
> configuration for a human reader, but has no performance impact.
> Postfix defaults change from time to time, and unless you have a
> particular reason to explicity chose the current default value, it is
> best to let future Postfix releases run with the defaults for the release
> in question.

I see. It was a nice feeling in my head, then. ;)

In either case, my config file is super simple now so everything seems good.

> --
> Viktor.