delete from the mailq

Kai Schaetzl maillists at CONACTIVE.COM
Sat Dec 17 16:31:19 GMT 2005

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Res wrote on         Sat, 17 Dec 2005 23:42:01 +1000:

> if he has 50K in there he will need to use xargs most likely 
> there is a perl script around called cspool that will remove any mail with 
> a keywork, if you ene dit email me off list

Apart from any effort to identify the ones to be deleted, why not move *all* 
of them out of the queue, so you can continue normal processing, then 
identify the offending ones by whatever way and then remove the remaining 
queue files?


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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