From: Wesley Darlington (wesley at domain blackstar.co.uk)
Date: Tue 30 May 2000 - 09:41:31 IST
On Tue, May 30, 2000 at 08:41:01AM +0100, Paul Jakma wrote:
> On Mon, 29 May 2000, Kenn Humborg wrote:
> > So strace (or ltrace) sendmail and do a tcpdump at the same time,
> > and then hammer away from the client. strace usually gets you
> > right to the root of the problem.
> it usually does. but in this case i'm going to have a huge amount of noise
> to sift through.. :(
:-( Does the problem ever occur with programs other than sendmail?
It'd be kinda nice if you could run strace on something that didn't
... eh ... produce quite so much strace `noise'.
> i suspect that the problem is that occasionally sendmail takes a long time
> to fork. Any ways to pre-spawn sendmail processes?
May I use this flimsy pretext to start an MTA flame war? Viva qmail! ;-)
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