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Re: offline zmailer?

On Thu, 30 Jul 1998, Paul Dekkers wrote:
> I'm reading my mail offline sometimes, like now, and I just sent some
> replies. Now, the scheduler is trying to deliver the messages on the
> background with 'smtp', which results in an running process that expires,
> and than tries another message...
> No problem? Well, the 'smtp' process eats up at about >50% of my CPU
> according to 'top' and 'ps'... I thought zmailer was designed for low
> load? :-) (Okay, also to work at high loads, and now I'm sure it does ;-))
> But: how can I prevent zmailer from doing this?
> Paul
> P.S. The scheduler eats up the rest of the 100%: 40% at this time...

Just don't run the scheduler when you're not connected.  It won't do any

If you're using ppp for your connectivity, just have the software managing
the ppp link start and stop zmailer's scheduler accordingly...


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