It sounded like this was during the initial creation and not the publishing,
in which case there shouldn't be an e-mail yet.
But yes, definitely, a local SMTP server is beneficial for performance. I
really should write a section of the manual for performance tips such as
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On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 10:41 PM, Thilo-Alexander Ginkel
> On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 23:00, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com>
> > Another possibility is that it's your repository. If that's being slow to
> > reach, things will time out in Review Board. During the creation of a new
> > review request, it tries to access files from there, and can time out if
> > can't access it.
> Yet another possibility: The SMTP server. Mails are sent synchronously
> on review request creation, so if the SMTP server is slow, this will
> slow down review request creation.
> Solution: Operate a local SMTP server that relays to the corporate SMTP.
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