[Mailman-Users] Stopping Mailman's cron jobs soon!!!
jp_mailman at gcfl.net
Thu Aug 19 20:30:59 CEST 2004
On Thu, Aug 19, 2004 at 02:15:44PM -0400, David Kramer wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Aug 2004, Thomas Bartolucci wrote:
> > Right now I'm in the process of upgrading my email server, so I want all
> > mail to halt. My mail queue however keeps getting bogged down by
> > mailman cron jobs. What do I have to do to stop these.
> > So far I've:
> > 1. Stop qrunner altogether
> > 2. Commented out the entire MAILMAN_HOME/cron/crontab.in
> I'm not an expert, but it's my understanding that crontab.in is the source
> file that gets copied over to the working file. The actual file you need
> to modify is /etc/cron.d/mailman (at least on my system). Comment out all
> the lines that are not commented out, or just move that file to some other
> directory temporarily.
Other cron jobs probably send mail too. You should really
stop the cron daemon. For most Linux machines, run this:
Some days it's not worth chewing through the leather
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