Long Lived imapd processes

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at andrew.cmu.edu
Wed Apr 16 11:50:50 EDT 2003

On Wed, 16 Apr 2003, Earl R Shannon wrote:

> I tried the SIGTERM kill method and I am concerned about a behavior I'm
> seeing. If the last imapd process is removed from the server the master
> process does not start a new one. The master will accept a connection
> but it cannot give it to an imapd process. The master thinks at least
> one must still be around somewhere.

You can only kill a process that has an active connection on it.  Killing
the last remaining process is not killing a process with an active
connection, its killing the process that is currently in accept().


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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