MailScanner's /usr/sbin/update_spammassassin doesn't restart
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Sun Nov 16 21:40:13 GMT 2008
On 11/16/2008 10:27 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> /usr/sbin/update_spamassassin runs sa-update and possibly sa-compile
> and then reloads MailScanner, but if the site is using spamd, it seems
> that spamd should be restarted and isn't.
> I made the following change to /usr/sbin/update_spamassassin.
> --- /usr/sbin/update_spamassassin.orig 2008-11-01 12:07:02.000000000
> +++ /usr/sbin/update_spamassassin 2008-11-16 13:07:58.000000000
> @@ -28,6 +28,11 @@
> /etc/init.d/MailScanner reload >>$LOGFILE 2>&1
> +# If spamd is running, restart it
> +if [ -n "$(pidof spamd)" ] ; then
> + /etc/init.d/spamd restart >>$LOGFILE 2>&1
> rm -f $LOGFILE
> exit 0
> Is this the right thing to do?
dunno about the MS patch but suggest you HUP spamd so it only reloads
the rules instead of having to restart completely
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