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Julian Field jkf at
Thu Feb 28 16:25:27 GMT 2002

At 16:16 28/02/2002, you wrote:
>Does MailScanner normally run with more than one instance?
>It seems I've got 2 perls running after a while with MailScanner.
>I think as suggested the other day that this is the problem.
>Is there a remedy for that?

Is one a child of the other? If the PPID of one matches the PID of the
other, then you're okay, you are just seeing MailScanner fork off a job.

If you really have 2 running, then you will see nasty errors in your syslog
about not being able to move or link files.
Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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