[Mimedefang] Grandparent of filter process is fairly unique?
David F. Skoll
dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Fri Dec 26 13:12:38 EST 2008
Kelly Jones wrote:
> Is the pid of mimedefang's filter process "fairly unique"?
? "Fairly unique?" Is that like "a little bit pregnant?" :-)
> My thought: mimedefang-filter's parent is mimedefang-multiplexor which
> is pretty much fixed. However, multiplexor's parent is a sendmail fork
> (not the "main" sendmail daemon), which changes w/ every connection.
No; multiplexor's parent is not Sendmail. It's likely to be
init (pid 1) by the time the system reaches steady-state.
There's no way to do what you want in MIMEDefang because the Perl code
is not passed enough information to correlate a message with the
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