ScamNailer ANNOUNCE: New web site

Julian Field MailScanner at
Thu Oct 15 10:43:26 IST 2009

On 14/10/2009 13:58, Jeff A. Earickson wrote:
> Jules,
> I am staring at the script and the deployment page on the website,
> and I'm a bit confused about the mailscanner restart/reload in the
> script.
> The script has:
> my $mailscanner_restart = '/sbin/service MailScanner reload';
> Since I'm on Solaris, I'm looking at my own home-cooked init script,
> and a "reload" means "send HUP signal to the process group leader or
> oldest MailScanner process".
> But the deployment webpage says that the script needs to do a restart
> (ie send ordinary kill signal to process leader, wait for all processes
> to die, start fresh).  I had to modify my init script to get a "restart"
> option.
> So...  The comments in the script itself seem misleading.  HUP or 
> restart?
HUP. I need to fix the docs on the web page.
Thanks for alerting me to that.
> Jeff Earickson
> Colby College


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