incoming.conf: patterns: & SMBUF

Katsuhiro Kondou kondou at
Sat Feb 12 12:25:24 UTC 2000

In article <v0421010cb4ca0e4a760d@[]>,
	Todd Olson <tco2 at> wrote;

} on the patterns: line.  Is there any fundamental reason to not allow
} arbitrarily long patterns: lines via continuations in incoming.conf ???

Innd will call wildmat() for the number of patterns
in incoming.conf for each article, and this means
innd consumes more cpu time.  I don't think it's
good idea to reject those, but it should not be fed
by your peer, since this will never reduce band
width of your line.
Katsuhiro Kondou

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