Re: [exim] Delivery logs when using alternative conf file

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Author: Merlin Hartley
To: Alfonso Ali
CC: exim-users
Subject: Re: [exim] Delivery logs when using alternative conf file
How about using -bd instead of -bdf ?

Merlin Hartley
IT Systems Engineer
MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Cambridge, CB2 0XY
United Kingdom

> On 22 Dec 2016, at 17:00, Alfonso Ali <alfonso.ali@???> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 8:12 AM, Heiko Schlittermann <hs@???>
> wrote:
>> spool_directory is expanded, log_file_path, and pid_file_path too.
>> So you can probably use some clever expansion to get different file
>> names.
> I also need to define local_interfaces, so string expansion in not a option
>>> If i start the process as:
>>> exim4 -bdf -q30m -C /etc/exim4/exim-user1.conf
>> Ohm. Exim is delivering, but not logging. Not nice. Bug?
> The same problem happens if i use -D instead of -C, seems that after exim
> drop privileges it only logs to console instead of the specified mainlog
> even if it have permission to write to tha file :(
> Regards,
> Ali
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