on 9/17/02 1:37 PM, Peter Palmreuther at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

> On Tue, 17 Sep 2002 13:16:29 -0400
> Eric Moore <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> ~alias/.qmailroot: #
> I assume this is 
> cat ~alias/.qmail-root and produces '#' ?

>> qmailadmin: 
>> Forward/Alias  Email Account
>> root           [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> This will forward all mail to '[EMAIL PROTECTED]' to '[EMAIL PROTECTED]',
> assuming 'example.com' is the domain you're about to manage with
> qmailadmin. This is _no_ replacement for a forward of mails to
>> starting delivery 20: msg 73511 to local [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Seems your hostname is 'mail.example.com', your 'vpopmail-domain' is
> 'example.com'. Therefore '~alias/.qmail-root' jumps in and the '#' as
> only content advises qmail-local to deliver the mail to 'Nirvana'. the
> effect is the same as if you'd have written '|cat >/dev/null' into
> '~alias/.qmail-root', just without the need of spawning an additional
> process to trash the mail. So the mail _can't_ show up somewhere, you
> told the delivery system to deliver these kind of mails nowhere.--
> Pit

OK.  I understand your explanation, but don't see the solution.  What would
you do get qmail to forward the local messages going to

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