On Tue, Jul 20, 1999 at 12:38:44PM +0200, Cornelius Krasel wrote: > George Lane wrote: > > The problem: when texpire runs, it seems to generate network > > traffic, because it triggers diald, dialing the modem (and > > waking me up in the process). This seems strange, since I was > > under the impression that texpire simply deletes expired articles > > from the server. > I am under this impression as well. In fact, when I run texpire with > strace, I cannot see any attempt at a connect() call, except the > one where logging to the syslogd is started: It may be caused not by texpire but by something that happens after texpire has run - for example, if the output from texpire is mailed instead of /dev/nulled then it is likely that the MTA will be doing reverse DNS lookups at some point (particularly if it is sendmail). How exactly is texpire invoked from cron? -- Mark Brown mailto:broonie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Trying to avoid grumpiness) http://www.tardis.ed.ac.uk/~broonie/ EUFS http://www.eusa.ed.ac.uk/societies/filmsoc/
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