Orphan files in /var/spool/mqueue.in

Res res at ausics.net
Fri Nov 24 22:40:35 GMT 2006

On Fri, 24 Nov 2006, Chris Conn wrote:

> Nathan Olson wrote:
>>> From http://www.sendmail.org/releases/8.13.7.php
>> "If a timeout occurs while reading a message (during the DATA phase)
>> a df file might have been left behind in the queue.
>> This was another side effect of the changes to the I/O
>> layer made in 8.13.6."
>> Nate
> I have a sendmail 8.12 on a few systems where I am seeing this problem, the 
> locktype is not defined; I will try and force it to flock....
> Chris

or maybe take the few seconds it takes to build sendmail 8.13.8
we do 1700 msgs a minute and I have never seen this sympton, even when it 
was supposed to be in .6


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