[Mimedefang] kill -HUP [MD processes]

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Wed Nov 26 07:28:27 EST 2003

On Wed, 26 Nov 2003, Andrzej Marecki wrote:

> But if not, please enlighten me: what actually happens if I send "kill -HUP"
> to mimedefang, mimedefang-multiplexor, mimedefang.pl?

Bad things.  Don't do it.  (Actually, HUPping the multiplexor is OK.  It
just closes/reopens the statistics file, if you're logging statistics.)

> Now, what if I change e.g. /etc/mail/mimedefang-filter? Is kill -HUP enough?

No, don't do it.  Instead use:

	md-mx-ctrl reread


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