Orphaned processes after doveadm log reopen
mail at tomsommer.dk
Mon Jul 8 14:44:04 EEST 2019
On 2019-07-08 13:36, Tom Sommer via dovecot wrote:
> I rotate logs every night on my Director, running "doveadm log reopen"
> I've noticed a problem with processes not closing correctly, they can
> be open for days and cause corrupt index files because they are
> connected to different backends (so it writes to the wrong server when
> the process disconnects)
> 23518 ? S 140:53 dovecot/anvil [4 connections]
> 23519 ? S 444:45 dovecot/log
> 23520 ? S 497:19 dovecot/imap-login [8 pre-login + 27
> 23531 ? S 0:27 dovecot/config
> 26201 ? S 551:53 dovecot/imap-login [7 pre-login + 33
> 22126 ? S 960:15 dovecot/pop3-login [28 pre-login + 396
> 59515 ? S 218:32 dovecot/pop3-login [44 pre-login + 468
> Is there any way to force these orphaned processes to terminate after
> a certain time?
I ran "strace -f -p" on 59515 which caused the process to wake up and
terminate? Very strange.
I can send the dump from strace if you want, but since it contains
addresses I would prefer it to be done off-list
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