Getting the size of the mail queue.

Getting the size of the mail queue.

Post by Peter F. Couvar » Fri, 26 May 1995 04:00:00

[Posted and emailed -- followups set to comp.unix.questions.]

>We have the need occasionally to count files in very, very
>large directories, such as the incoming news spool on a
>system which hasn't been unbatching for 48 hours or more.
>Doing an ls | wc takes a great deal of time, since the ls
>does stupid things like sorting the entries in the interim.

Not necessarily--use GNU ls:

       -f     Do  not sort directory contents; list them in what-
              ever order they are stored on the disk.   The  same
              as enabling -a and -U and disabling -l, -s, and -t.





1. Mail Queue is getting larger

And no e-mail is getting placed in /var/amil .

Using sendmail 8.12.8

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