Using MailScanner with Postfix

Spicer, Kevin Kevin.Spicer at BMRB.CO.UK
Tue Oct 14 14:26:03 IST 2003

Antony Stone wrote:
> I seem to recall that the main problems lie with trying to run
> different MTA queues across different file systems, because the
> author of Postfix decided to use a somewhat strange file
> system-dependent queue file naming mechanism, which means that queue
> files on different fs's on the same machine are not guaranteed to be
> unique.... 

Its based on inode number I think, so you have to stay on the same filesystem and only ever link/unlink files (so they don't move inode).  But I think thats what MailScanner does anyway isn't it?  (I don't know how changing the files contents gets round that)

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