MailScanner reload not honoring all MailScanner changes

Julian Field mailscanner at
Wed Feb 18 10:57:16 GMT 2004

It's just the children that re-read their config (basically they commit
suicide and get restarted).
Config options that affect the parent need a restart to take effect.

At 10:55 18/02/2004, you wrote:
>Normally when I change something in MailScanner it gets read the next
>time a child dies of old age or (when I need it fast) after a reload.
>But I noticed only the childs reread the config because configuration
>parameters used by the parent isn't read.
>The parameter I changed was the number of childs. Because of some
>diskproblems we had to decrease the number of childs and it didn't work.
>Peter Peters, senior netwerkbeheerder
>Dienst Informatietechnologie, Bibliotheek en Educatie (ITBE)
>Universiteit Twente,  Postbus 217,  7500 AE  Enschede
>telefoon: 053 - 489 2301, fax: 053 - 489 2383,

Julian Field
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