Found nn messages in the processing-messages database

Julian Field MailScanner at
Wed Apr 15 11:56:09 IST 2009

On 15/4/09 11:50, Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> Julian Field wrote on Wed, 15 Apr 2009 09:16:21 +0100:
>> It tends to imply that some of your MailScanner children are dying
>> unnatural deaths.
> I see that my main MailScanner started to show exactly 1 message in the
> queue on March 30. What is it supposed to do with that message?
> And where is that message supposed to be lying around (this is postfix)?
> I rather think this message doesn't exist. A --debug just gets me the
> first few lines and then it waits for messages.
Interesting. Unfortunately unless I can get a reproducible case, there's 
not a lot I can do. If you dump the contents of the database 
("MailScanner --processing"), does it show a message id which appears in 
your email logs?


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