[Mailman-Users] Re: Mailman & Sendmail problems
Barry A. Warsaw
barry at digicool.com
Fri Jun 29 18:00:23 CEST 2001
>>>>> "B" == Bob <bob at nleaudio.com> writes:
B> Thanks for the info on how 2.1's "cron" works... So does it
B> still wait until the next minute to check for messages if it
B> isn't currently processing any, or do they get processed
In MM2.1, if a particular qrunner (remember, we now have several
separate queues) finds no files to process, it goes to sleep for a
while (time.sleep()) then checks again when it wakes up.
I misspoke earlier, the default sleep interval is 1 second, not 1
minute (this is configurable in mm_cfg.py).
It has to do this, or it'll busy loop. I don't know of a good,
portable way to wait on new files showing up in a directory.
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