problems with starting mailscanner

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Dec 10 09:20:35 GMT 2002

At 09:05 10/12/2002, you wrote:
>On Wed, 4 Dec 2002 10:29:48 +0000, you wrote:
> >Does it depend on what directory you are in when you start it, or anything
> >strange like this? I've never used RHAS, but I can't understand why it
> >would work some times and not others.
>I figured this problem out. It seems sometimes not all MS processes get
>killed fast enough. One of them is still active when a new one is
>started. When I do a stop, wait ten seconds, do a start everything works

I'll add a "sleep" in between the stop and start that happen when you do a
"restart". The "stop" can take a few seconds as it tries to clear up all
the working directories as each child process exits.
Julian Field
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