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DAve dave.list at
Fri Apr 4 20:14:23 IST 2008

Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> Julian Field wrote on Wed, 02 Apr 2008 16:45:54 +0100:
>>>>  but perhaps a feature request could be a
>>>> CLI switch to specify the message ID so MS only scans the particular
>>>> message(s) that you're interested in observing.
>>> Good idea. I'll take a look. Would a single ID do?
>> All done. It will be in the next release.
> Ahm, Julian, now that I have used the MS debugging feature a few times I 
> think being able to grab a single ID may be nice, but not really helpful 
> for a production machine. I have to disable at least MS if I want to debug 
> (otherwise it would "steal" the queue files) and usually this is not done 
> within a few seconds, but takes at least five minutes or more, maybe 
> repeatedly. It would be nice if I could specify an alternative queue 
> directory, so I can run a MailScanner instance in parallel to the 
> production daemon and debug files from that directory while the normal 
> sendmail/MS operation isn't affected. I think this would be much more 
> helpful than specifying a certain ID.
> Kai

I second the proposal, having used the debug feature several times in 
the last few days that would be a most excellent addition.


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