mailscanner status command

Nick Phillips nwp at LEMON-COMPUTING.COM
Fri Jun 21 12:26:07 IST 2002

On Fri, Jun 21, 2002 at 11:27:59AM +0100, Martin Sapsed wrote:

>   679 ?        S      0:00 [sendmail]
> in a process listing so your status command doesn't see it. I've just
> verified that it's working by sending a message to myself. Why do ps
> entries sometimes go like this?

In a situation where you've asked ps to show arguments etc., it goes like
that to indicate that it can't, for whatever reason. That's what POSIX
says it's supposed to do, anyway...

Nick Phillips -- nwp at
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