Re: "Orphan" /var/imap/proc files

From: Rob Siemborski (no email)
Date: Fri Sep 06 2002 - 17:05:07 EDT

On Fri, 6 Sep 2002, Aidan Evans wrote:

> I've noticed that, at least on our system, files in /var/imap/proc often
> don't get deleted when there is no longer a corresponding process. Is this
> anything to be concerned about?

Not really, since they are basically only a tool for the IMAP
administrator to use ("what user is using this process?", etc), though
obviously if the process for a given file isn't around anymore, the file
is invalid (it will just be overwritten the next time a cyrus process
takes that PID).


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

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