On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 04:55:59PM +0100, Philip Reynolds wrote:
> :>while [ "$(mailq)" != "Mail queue is empty" ] ;
> :> sleep 1
>> # Start deliveries.
> /usr/sbin/sendmail -q
>> # Allow deliveries to start.
> sleep 10
>> # Loop until all messages have been tried at least once.
> while mailq | grep '^[^ ]*\*' >/dev/null
> sleep 10
I don't see that this has any advantage in elegance over my solution, which
was all I was looking for.
> Surely you can stick "sendmail -q" in your internet/dialup scripts?
I could, though I don't. This is specifically for dialling in during the day
only to collect mail, which I want to take as little time as possible i.e.
connect, collect, disconnect.
> Apart from that,
> defer_transports = smtp
> should be defined in main.cf
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