[Pkg-exim4-users] exim4 queuerunner?

Marc Haber mh+pkg-exim4-users at zugschlus.de
Mon Apr 24 06:32:51 UTC 2006

On Mon, Apr 24, 2006 at 08:18:45AM +0200, J.Paechnatz wrote:
> I want to setup exim4 for the use with mailscanner. (I was working with 
> mailscanner for 2 years, but after an update it wrecked my setup...)

I consider mailscanner a badly hacked solution which messes with
exim's internal structures. I won't support it.

> When I do the following:
>  modify the exim4 defaults in /etc/default/exim4
>   - set QUEUERUNNER to `separate'
>   - add to SMTPLISTENEROPTIONS `-odq'.
> as written in the mailscanner docs, exim4 does NOT start any more, and 
> writes nothing in logs...so I cannot search for the errors.

Looks like the mailscanner docs break exim. Which is no big surprise.

> Why is an QUEUERUNNER='combined' entry in the init.d script?

That's a default which is used if /etc/default/exim4 does not exist.

> Should I change this to seperate too?

Chances of this helping are slim.


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