Langue: en

Version: August 2003 (debian - 07/07/09)

Section: 8 (Commandes administrateur)


queue-pr - incoming mail control for GNATS


[ -q | --queue ] [ -r | --run ]
[ -f filename | --file=filename ]
[ -m kbytes | --max-size=kbytes ]
[ -d database | --database=database ]
[ -h | --help ] [ -V | --version ]


`queue-pr -q' should run through a pipe(2V) via the mail aliases(5) mechanism to automatically place incoming bug reports in a queue directory for GNATS.

Run `queue-pr -r' via cron(8) to periodically empty the GNATS queue, filing new bug reports in the database.

Always use one of -q | --queue or -r | --run (but not both), in each call to queue-pr. These are mutually exclusive functions in order to avoid collisions.


-q, --queue
Accept standard input as an incoming mail message, placing this message in an incrementally numbered file in the database subdirectory gnats-queue for future handling.
-r, --run
Redirect files from the database subdirectory gnats-queue to file-pr(8) which files and creates index entries for each.
-f filename or --file=filename
Treat filename as input rather than reading from standard input (used with the --queue option).
-m kbytes, --max-size=kbytes
Do not process messages larger than kbytes kilobytes in size. Files larger than the limit are left for human intervention.
-d database or --database=databasename
Used with the --queue or --run options, use the database named database rather than the database default or the database specified by the GNATSDB environment variable.
-h, --help
Displays a short usage message.
-V, --version
Displays the queue-pr version number.


The GNATSDB environment variable is used to determine which database to use. For a local database, it contains the name of the database to access. If GNATSDB is not set, the database named default is used.


Keeping Track: Managing Messages With GNATS (also installed as the GNU Info file gnats.info)

databases(5), dbconfig(5), delete-pr(8), edit-pr(1) file-pr(8), gen-index(8), gnats(7), gnatsd(8), mkcat(8), mkdb(8), pr-edit(8), query-pr(1), queue-pr(8), send-pr(1).


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