Dave Filchak dfilchak at SYMPATICO.CA
Sat Mar 12 17:46:18 GMT 2005

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Hello all,

Today I had a situation where my / partition was full and it turned out
to be the bayes directory under /etc/MailScanner being filled up with
bayes_lock and bayes_tok files. To resolve this issue, at least
temporarily, I moved these files to a new directory on a larger
partition and symlinked to it from the original location. So, I have a
couple of questions about this:
    1. Will there be any significant performance hit doing it this way?
    2. In MailScanner.conf, I had it set to rebuild bayes every day. I
have files in the bayes directory dating back to the middle of February.
What exactly happens when Bayes is rebuilt and should these files be
there at all? Isn't this supposed to be compacted etc.?



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