Subject: Re: new sendmail spooling and dns
To: Thomas Miller <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/31/2003 22:05:42
>> when you go back on-line, then the dns lookups can work again, so
>> the queue can be flushed.   
>Then I asked:
>Sometimes I go on line just for a moment and just for the purpose of
>sending mail.  So, the solution apparently is to "wake up" the 
>queue runner and get it to flush the clientmqueue as soon as I go on 
>line.  What would be the best way to to sound the reveille bugle?  
>Then I tried:
># sendmail -Ac -q -v
>This _seemed_ to work, but is it really the right way to sound reville
>for the queue runner?  

that flushes the queue, it doesn't wake up the queue runner, but
that's a (mostly) needless distinction.  if you want the queue empty,
that's how you empty it.  if the queue runner should happen to wake up
at the same time, no harm done.  :)

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