Error Message

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Aug 24 16:44:21 IST 2004

At 16:32 24/08/2004, you wrote:
>         Today, I saw in a log file a warning (or error) message.
>Aug 24 11:18:06 mx5 MailScanner[28664]: MailScanner child caught a SIGHUP
>Aug 24 11:18:09 mx5 MailScanner[28664]: Commercial virus checker failed
>with real error: Can't call method "read" on an undefined value at
>/usr/libdata/perl5/5.00503/File/ line 171, <GEN617> chunk 50.
>         Anybody knows what causes it ? It does coincide (3 secs after
> that) with me doing kill -15 `head -1 /var/run/`. And
> restart MailScanner.

As it coincided with you killing MailScanner, it's just the fact that it
was running the external virus scanner at the time, which you also
inevitably killed.
Julian Field
MailScanner thanks transtec Computers for their support

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