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Re: Problem by compiling on rh 7.3

Michael Devogelaere wrote:

> Hello Ivan,
> > > It stops qmail-send, which gently asks qmail-remote to stop: if qmail-remote
> > > was still sending a message to another computer it won't get interrupted and
> > > will stop after completing the transfer. So there's a pretty good chance it
> > > will work now since the message will probably be sent. If not, you might
> > > try 'killall -9 qmail-remote'.
> > > Similary: make sure your qmail-smtpd doesn't run anymore: stop the superdaemon
> > > spawning your qmail-smtpd's: tcpserver/inetd/xinetd. And also stop the
> > > ongoing qmail-smtpd's with 'killall -9 qmail-send'.
> > > It sounds rude, but qmail was designed to handle this situations ;)
> >
> > It solved the problem!
> >
> > I am going to the next steps of the instruction.
> >
> > The next problem is that by the first installation of qmail ( It is only test
> > instllation and do not contain any real data) I selected to use mailboxes ( I do not
> > know why! It was so in the instruction). As I readet it will be very good to migrate
> > to Maildirs. I will do it, but I do not will to create any dir's for my users.
> > Is it possible to config this migration from maiboxes to maildirs with qmail-sql. And
> > exest any instruction about it.
> Take a look at the script mbox2maildir or mb2md (various results on Google).
> > Sorry for my questons, but it looks that qmail-sql is not very good documented or I
> > can not find the right documentation.
> The documentation describes the specific SQL-part of Qmail-SQL. It indeed
> doesn't describe Qmail itself since there is already plenty of documentation
> about 'raw' Qmail. Your questions - until know - aren't related to SQL:
> you'll have the same problems when replacing an existing Qmail with an
> updated/patched version: you'll always need to kill the existing version.
> And the mbox2maildir-problem is in no way related to Qmail-SQL imho ;)
> Don't hesitate to ask questions, but don't expect me to update the
> documentation to cover this issues since they aren't related to Qmail-SQL ;)

I don't! Thanks for the help.

> Apart from that: i know there are some lacks in the documentation and i'm
> sorry for that, but i don't have much time now: for now i prefer to solve
> issues by sending mails to the mailinglist.

It is also great and very helpfull. I readet the mailing list before asking my question.I
am new to qmail and have very good expiriance on SQL (oracle and pg).
For me it was dificult to detect where is the problem.

Many thanks for the help!


> Kind regards,
> Michael.