[linux-elitists] Swen

Michael Shields shields@msrl.com
Mon Sep 22 10:35:43 PDT 2003

In message <20030922065944.GB10777@columbus.rr.com>,
"Matthew W. Miller" <mwmiller@columbus.rr.com> wrote:
> # Messages 100000 or larger are almost certainly Swen/Gibe worm spam.
> # Toss aside big messages.
> :0
> * > 99999
> $HOME/Mail/big

This (and your other recipe) need to use ":0:" instead of ":0", to
enable locking.  Otherwise, you can corrupt the mailbox if two large
messages arrive simultaneously.

Also, if you say

    MAILDIR = $HOME/Mail

then you won't need to repeat "$HOME/Mail" on every recipe; you can
just use "big".

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