On Sunday 06 Nov 2005 00:04, Sam wrote: > Adrew, > > This is what I typed: > echo # >/var/qmail/alias/.qmail-doublebounce > Just curious to know why it didn't create the .qmail-doublebounce file with > "#" in the file.
echo "#" >/var/qmail/alias/.qmail-doublebounce works echo # >/var/qmail/alias/.qmail-doublebounce does not > > Sam > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Andrew Hodgson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Sent: Saturday, November 05, 2005 6:43 AM > Subject: [vchkpw] Re: qmail+vpopmail on redhat 7.3 server gets very busy > > > On Fri, 4 Nov 2005 22:30:03 -0500, in gmane.mail.vpopmail you wrote: > >>Hi, > >> > >>The command > >>#Echo doublebounce >/var/qmail/control/doublebounceto > >>worked. > >>As for the second command > >>#echo # >/var/qmail/alias/.qmail-doublebounce > >>Nothing happened. I do not know why, but I installed it > >>using > >>#touch .qmail-doublebounce > >>then I put"#" and saved. > > > > I did wonder whether that command would work - it didn't seem right > > when I wrote it. I may have had to escape the # character or > > something. I take it you didn't copy the # character at the beginning > > - if you left this in it would have made a comment and would not be > > processed. > > > > Andrew. -- ----------------- Bob Hutchinson Midwales dot com -----------------