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From: Ryan Moore
Date: 2005-02-03 23:01:44 -0500
Subject: Re: milter-gris: no child processes forked, 2.6.8 kernel,

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on a 2.6 kernel "ps auxm" (mainly the +m) will show threads I think.

Ryan Moore
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Anthony Howe wrote:
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> Marcus Schopen wrote:
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>>I'm running milter-gris on an Pentium 233 MMX with an 2.6.8 Debian/sarge 
>>standard kernel. When starting milter-gris no child processes were forked. 
>>I'm not sure, if this is a normal behavior for 2.6 kernels or something is 
>>wrong with my kernel or miler-gris build. A 2.4.27 kernel on the same machine 
>>does forke two child processes.
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> 
> A milter  is a threaded process. It does not fork processes to handle 
> sendmail requests. In older Linux kernels, they showed threads the same 
> way as processes using ps, but I believe that has been changed and that 
> there is a some new command to list threads of a process.
> 

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