On Monday 14 February 2005 1:16 pm, Charles J. Boening wrote:
> If it sees an exiting one will it skip it?

If it sees an existing .dir_control file then it will use the information
contained therein. Meaning the directories will continue to be in the sub 

If you remove the .dir_control file it will automatically create 
a .dir_control file with the initial values. meaning no subdirectories yet.

Ken Jones

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ken Jones [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Monday, February 14, 2005 7:36 AM
> To: vchkpw@inter7.com
> Subject: Re: [vchkpw] hashing directories
> On Sunday 13 February 2005 9:38 pm, James Whitt wrote:
> > My question is on the removal of empty hashing directories or at least
> >
> > their reuse.  While running through our test server which we are
> > setting up to replace our old system, I noticed that when domains are
> > removed, they aren't being replaced when new domains are being
> > created.  To get to the point, we now have basically 0 - N directories
> >
> > with no domains in them, and they are completely empty, yet when we
> > create more domains, a new directory will be created when the last one
> >
> > is filled (so if P gets filled, then Q is created even though 0 - N
> > are sitting with no domains in it).  Is there an easy way to have it
> > reuse directories that are not hitting the quota anymore instead of
> > potentially having a lot of empty directories?
> >
> > James Whitt
> If you remove the ~vpopmail/domains/.dir-control file, then the
> directory hashing will start over at the begining.
> Ken Jones

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