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Re: SMTP transport hangs
> > Sometimes smtp transport process hangs and stays in the process list for
> > a long time (days).
> However the trace you present below looks familiar, and
> I propably did fix it. "patch1c" at my workstation.
> ("patch1", version "c", on top of the 2.99.48 package there)
Thanks, I will try it. Happily enough, I found your workstation address
in my bash history :) I will report if it helps.
> > Maybe the scheduler could kill letargic childs? Something else?
> Umm.. It does have the requisite trace information available
> for detecting non-active childs... Yes, it is possible.
> Now what is the longest time any process may be active waiting
> for a remote system ? (or subprocess in case of local pipe..)
Why not make it a configurable parameter in scheduler.conf?
I would set it to 6 - 12 hours for smtp transport...