glenn.steen at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 14:14:00 IST 2009
2009/4/14 Julian Field <MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk>:
> I just noticed one more thing. He says it applies to version *3* of
> MailScanner, which has only been around for about 5 years or so. I suspect
> this page is a little old and no longer relevant. When he wrote it,
> MailScanner already did the periodic restarts anyway, but it didn't do the
> multiple queue directories, I didn't introduce that until about 2004.
I know Jim a bit, if you like I'll try get hold of him and have him at
least mark the pages as obsolete:-)
> On 14/4/09 09:18, Julian Field wrote:
>> On 13/4/09 20:41, Alex Neuman wrote:
>>> I came across the following:
>>> I tried googling for its name + "Julian Field" and came up with nothing,
>>> so I turn to you guys... Has anybody here used/heard/thought about this,
>>> ever? Don't remember it being mentioned at all on the list either.
>> Have just read the documentation included at the above URL, I can't see
>> the point in this script at all. Its main 2 features seem to be
>> 1) Manages multiple incoming mail queues,
>> 2) Restarts MailScanner periodically.
>> If the author had ever read the MailScanner documentation, he would know
>> 1) MailScanner already supports multiple work queues, in a far simpler and
>> more flexible way than his suggested setup, this is all explained in the
>> "Incoming Queue Dir" setting;
>> 2) MailScanner restarts itself periodically for exactly the reasons he
>> gives for restarting it, this is all explained in the "Restart Every"
>> setting pretty near the top of the MailScanner.conf file.
>> So I don't see any point in this package at all.
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