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Re: [HACKERS] Open 6.4 items

From: "Matthew N(dot) Dodd" <winter(at)jurai(dot)net>
To: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, brook(at)trillium(dot)NMSU(dot)Edu, jwieck(at)debis(dot)com, hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Open 6.4 items
Date: 1998-10-29 17:40:26
Message-ID: Pine.BSF.4.02.9810291235190.17054-100000@sasami.jurai.net (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 29 Oct 1998, The Hermit Hacker wrote:
> 	Okay, now you risk getting on my bad side :)  I know what PPID
> stands for...now you tell me which of these processes to SIGHUP:
> 
>     root 18942 22213  0 13:22:03 ?        0:00 /usr/local/sbin/sendmail
>     root 18946 22213  0 13:22:03 ?        0:00 /usr/local/sbin/sendmail

2 open connections.

>     root 18948     1  0 13:22:04 ?        0:00 /usr/local/sbin/sendmail

a local delivery spawned by an open connection that closed and left the
local delivery to finish, thus orphaning it to init (PID1)

>     root 22213     1  0   Oct 26 ?        1:40 /usr/local/sbin/sendmail

The listener.

> 	And ya, I know, the one with the older date...the point is that
> you can't really automate this, except to do:

You're trying to kill the listener?

You do know you can use truss and lsof to figure this out as well right?

Or you could do:

	kill -HUP `head -1 /var/run/sendmail.pid`

Also, check out what the BSD style ps shows under Solaris (/usr/ucb/ps).

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