qmail-clean, under the proper uids and gids.
These four daemons cooperate to deliver messages from the queue.
qmail-start arranges for
qmail-sends activity record to be sent to
qmail-log(5) for the format of the activity record.
Other than this,
qmail-start does not print anything, even on failure.
defaultdelivery is supplied,
qmail-start passes it to
logger is supplied,
logger with the given arguments,
qmail-sends activity record through
Environment variables given to
qmail-start will eventually be passed on to
qmail-local, so make sure to clean up the environment if you run
# env - PATH="/var/qmail/bin:$PATH"
qmail-start ./Mailbox splogger qmail &
(all on one line)
Resource limits, controlling ttys, et al. are also passed from
qmail-send normally juggles several simultaneous deliveries.
qmail-sends impact on other programs,
you can run
qmail-start with a low priority.