persistent queue runner for sendmail

uNiX pSyChO marco at
Fri Mar 10 00:08:05 GMT 2006

Jeff A. Earickson wrote:
> The -qp option for queue runners only appeared in sendmail 8.12.
> I got a ruleset written to split my outbound queues into fast
> (local domain) and slow (everything else), changed my init.d
> sendmail script to do:
> /usr/lib/sendmail -qp -OQueueDirectory=/var/spool/mqueue/fastq
> /usr/lib/sendmail -qp -OQueueDirectory=/var/spool/mqueue/slowq
> for processing of my two queues, everything is working great.
> Why didn't I split my queues earlier?  Doh!


there looks to be something missing.  it looks like you just created 2 
identical queues.  from what i remember you can configure each queue to 
have different properties, if indeed you wanted a "slow" and "fast" queue.

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