Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Dec 3 08:58:58 GMT 2003

At 21:27 02/12/2003, you wrote:
>I'm running mailscanner with postfix on suse linux and whenever I start
>Mailscanner up it starts as a defunct process and the maillog keeps
>printing this and I cant find any info in the net.
>MailScanner[5588]: Cannot open dir .hoststat when finding depth

Your Postfix queues are set out strangely. It's not expecting to see a
.hoststat file/dir when scanning for the directory hashing depth.

If you delete .hoststat does it re-appear?
Julian Field
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