Re: Why doesn't Exim ever clean out /var/spool/exim/input?
Joey Hess said the following on 29/01/04 21:48:
Ronny Adsetts wrote:
The original poster is simply not keeping his queue clean of frozen
Shouldn't that be the MTA's job? I never understood why exim has such
brain-dead defaults as requring an admin to manually deal with "frozen"
messages. Every other MTA I have ever used has not even had such a
I do agree that the default handling of frozen messages is not good. I guess
the premise is let's not throw anything away unless we're told to.
I dunno how exim4 handles this - still on woody and not yet played with it -
but maybe a debconf question at setup could change this default behaviour.
Or just change the default config in the deb anyway.
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