I only want one child process but it seems to ignore the max children setting.

Joost Waversveld joost at waversveld.nl
Wed Feb 22 13:35:17 GMT 2006

> 2. Locking problems somewhere in the mix (either dovecot, or 
> sendmail, or procmail, or something). Keeping only one process 
> writing to the mailboxes seems to make it less likely.

Did you alter the locking type to posix when you're using sendmail 
8.13.x or higher



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