Stop messages to console?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Sat Jul 13 15:38:54 IST 2002

This is something I will take a look at. Don't expect an immediate fix
(it's a pretty minor point) but I will take a look at some point.

At 15:27 08/07/2002, you wrote:
>  I just started using mailscanner and I'm very please with the system.
>  Thanks for all the hard work, it should make our lives a lot easier!
>  However, whenever I pop up a root window on our mailserver, it will
>  receive messages about detected viruses.  I haven't tested to see
>  if these go to every root window or just to the first one since I'm
>  not actually logged in at the console.  How can I change this behavior?
>  I like messages going to the logs but not to my root window.  Should
>  I just redirect stdout and/or stderr to /dev/null when I start mailscanner?
>  TIA,   Tom Combs
>Tom Combs                                      E-mail: combs at
>National High Magnetic Field Laboratory        Phone:  (850) 644-1657
>1800 E. Paul Dirac Drive                       Tallahassee, FL 32310

Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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