mqueue and have more files than necessary ... should I worry?

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Sat Apr 1 13:36:04 IST 2006

On 3/31/06, Julian Field <MailScanner at> wrote:
> Switch off the incoming sendmail (kill the one that listening for
> messages).

Is that the one that says 'sendmail: accepting connections' when I do
a 'ps ax', or is the one that says '/usr/sbin/sendmail -q15m -OPidFile

> Wait for MailScanner to stop delivering any new messages.
> Delete everything left in
> Stop MailScanner completely and restart it.

Wouldn't this work fine too?
cd /var/spool/
find . -mtime +5 -print | xargs rm

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