Archive Mail to date stamped mboxes?

Eric Dantan Rzewnicki rzewnickie at RFA.ORG
Thu Jan 22 22:39:55 GMT 2004

Ah, thanks. So simple. Should've thought of that myself.

Is there any danger that MS would be writing to the soft linked file at
the time the link is moved?

Thanks again,
Eric Rz.

On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 09:28:09PM +0000, Julian Field wrote:
> 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.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Eric Rz.
> >
> >MS 4.25-14 w/postfix on debian stable
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