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