amavis crashing in Natty

Gary V mr88talent at
Sat Apr 2 04:48:24 CEST 2011

On 3/29/11, Mark Martinec <Mark.Martinec+amavis at> wrote:
>>> So what does a force-reload do?
>> Just stop/start as far as I can tell:
>>   restart|force-reload)
>>       $0 stop
>>       exec $0 start
>>       ;;
> Looks like the stop does not invoke an 'amavisd stop' but does it
> in its own way - and gives up if the amavisd master process
> does not terminate in 10 seconds after a SIGTERM. So a 'start'
> following the non-completed stop stumbles across a still active
> socket binding and aborts.
>   Mark

I thought that changes made to start-stop-daemon may have possibly
resulted in this issue, but after downgrading dpkg (of which
start-stop-daemon is a component) to the same version that is on
Ubuntu Maverick 10.10 (which does not exhibit the problem), the issue

Gary V

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