[Mailman-Users] Deleting lockfiles

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Sat Jan 31 22:17:48 CET 2004

On Sat, 2004-01-31 at 16:03, John Poltorak wrote:
> Is it safe to delete lockfiles which have been hanging around for a long 
> time?
> There is one called master-qrunner from a many months ago.

You can check on the process to see if it is actually still running. The
process ID is a part of the file lock name.
  ps aux |more

If the process is no longer running then feel free to nuke the file. I'm
betting that you can nuke that baby!

Jon Carnes

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