[svlug] Writing start-up scripts...
Seth David Schoen
schoen at loyalty.org
Mon Mar 12 17:04:02 PST 2001
Eric Pretorious writes:
> I knew that if I included the `csh -cf '/var/qmail/rc'` test statement it
> might derail the entire thread... and it did. Having said that, let me
> restate the problem:
> Both /var/qmail/rc & /etc/init.d/smtp are bourne shell shell scripts.
> /var/qmail/rc works correctly - especially when executed with an ampersand
> at the end.
> /etc/init.d/smtp - a hacked version of the Red Hat /etc/init.d/httpd bourne
> shell script that calls the /var/qmail/rc script and reports back the
> fancified status - will not start qmail in the background, though. It just
> hangs after echoing "Starting qmail:".
> /etc/init.d/smtp will, however, correctly report the success/failure of an
> order to stop qmail.
> What do I need to add-to/remove-from either of these scripts to make them
> start qmail in the background and report back the status?
> Eric P.
> Thanks in advance, again!
> Los Gatos, CA
> >exec env - PATH="/var/qmail/bin:$PATH" \
> >qmail-start ./Mailbox splogger qmail
How about making this run qmail-start in the background?
qmail-start ./Mailbox splogger qmail &
You might want to do something about the output, if any.
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