On Saturday 04 February 2006 23:47, John Simpson wrote: > just a quick question. i'm maintaining the monster combined patch that > "qmailrocks" has adopted, and over the past few months i've been hammered > with questions about using QUEUE_EXTRA. apparently it works with older > versions of my combined patch, but since i added the ext_todo patch (which > solves the "silly qmail syndrome" by splitting qmail-send into two > programs- "qmail-todo" which classifies messages as "local" or "remote", > and "qmail-send" which schedules deliveries) people are saying that it > doesn't work.
I don't see why it wouldn't. the QUEUE_EXTRA just modifies the qmail.c interface (which is used by all qmail programs that queue mail, including ezmlm and fastforward, etc.) to add an extra recipient to the message. > i'm thinking about possibly including the qmailtap patch in my combined > patch file. however, the biggest problem i've seen from people using > QUEUE_EXTRA is that they set up loops when they try to send the copies to > a remote address, and because the copy has to traverse the queue, it gets > logged and sent to the monitor address... and THAT copy gets logged, and > so forth... that's not a problem with QUEUE_EXTRA, that's a problem with the person not reading how to properly use QUEUE_EXTRA. Adding 'loop detection' code into this drastically complicates the process and doesn't add any real value. -Jeremy -- Jeremy Kitchen ++ [EMAIL PROTECTED] In the beginning was The Word and The Word was Content-type: text/plain -- The Word of Bob.
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