Archive Mail to date stamped mboxes?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Thu Jan 22 21:28:09 GMT 2004

At 21:10 22/01/2004, you wrote:
>Is there a way to use:
>Archive Mail = /var/spool/MailScanner/archive
>to have the archive stored in date stamped mboxes for ease of keeping
>only a specific number of days archived?

You can create the empty file with the date on the end, and make the
/var/spool/MailScanner/archive a soft-link to the read dated filename. Once
a day you create the new dated filename and move the soft link.

>I know setting this to a directory will create subdirectories for each
>day, but then the archives are kept as queuefiles.
>Eric Rz.
>MS 4.25-14 w/postfix on debian stable

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