On Monday 14 February 2005 4:15 pm, Charles J. Boening wrote:
> Right. But if you remove the .dir-control file and already have an
> existing structure, are the routines smart enough to reuse the space and
> skip where the directories are "full"? Or does it just start from
> scratch in which you would reuse the directories but it would be
> additive to existing structure. So if you have 100 users in the "c"
> directory it would add 100 more.
The second. Starts over again from scratch.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ken Jones [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Monday, February 14, 2005 11:42 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [vchkpw] hashing directories
> 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 directorys.
> If you remove the .dir_control file it will automatically create a
> .dir_control file with the initial values. meaning no subdirectories
> Ken Jones
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ken Jones [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > Sent: Monday, February 14, 2005 7:36 AM
> > To: email@example.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