Julian Field mailscanner at
Fri Jun 28 08:37:55 IST 2002

At 08:20 28/06/2002, you wrote:
>I set the check_mailscanner script to run as a cron job every 20 mins and
>left the output to be emailed so I could check it thismorning.
>I noticed that after a few hours, the PID changed - does the 'restart
>every 4 hours' in the mailscanner.conf file completely reload mailscanner,
>or does it just do a -HUP?

It completely re-execs itself. So yes, the PID will change.
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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