Subject: /var/run/sendmail.pid (was Re: newsyslog)
To: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
From: Greywolf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/12/2000 15:54:03
On Wed, 12 Jul 2000, Andrew Brown wrote:
# but i feel that
# alias hup 'kill -HUP `head -1 /var/run/\!$.pid`'
# would be better, since some things (sendmail, others?) store more than
# just a pid in there. unless, of course, i'm simply expected to ignore
# the errors that kill gives me from that.
I'm curious as to why sendmail doesn't write it out in the format
That way you could do
eval kill `cat /var/run/sendmail.pid`
and it would effectively do a restart.
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