torsdagen den 21 augusti 2003 16.30 skrev Michael Bowe:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dave Richardson - Lists" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Thursday, August 21, 2003 11:07 PM
> Subject: [vchkpw] Pulling raw messages out of a maildir
>
> > I want to physically pull the mail message files out of the Admin user's
> > "virus found" folder (below INBOX) and just save them in a tar.gz file
> > until I write my scripts and process them.
> >
> > Q: Any harm in leaving qmail/vpopmail up and running while working at
> > the file system level to move the messages out of the Maildir tree?
> > I DO NOT want to risk damaging this account, since it's my real Admin
> > account.
>
> I do that sort of thing all the time (delete email files directly out of
> peoples maildir's)
>
> Shouldnt cause any problems (except maybe mess up that user's quota...
> which can be fixed by also zapping their maildirsize file)
>
> Michael.

As per DJB docs one should taint the dir before messing with it.

-- 
Regards // Oden Eriksson, Deserve-IT.com

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