Spawning new child for each batch.

Stef Morrell stef at
Thu May 29 13:13:51 IST 2008


I'm running MS 4.69.8, Postfix 2.1.5

Suddenly today (or at least I've not noticed before) MS seems to be
endlessly spawning children - a new child for each batch, with the
previous child dying.

I ran a quick debug batch and saw the following error, right at the end 

Negative length at /opt/MailScanner/lib/MailScanner/ line

I'm experiencing a real slowdown of email delivery (presumably) due to
this. I wonder if anyone can advise what's going on.


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