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Old 5th June 2013, 16:28
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Hi,
I'm not a shell programmer. So maybe my ieda is wrong.
Sometimes I get /tmp/getmail_lock not removed so the ispconfig getmail.sh script exits with teh message:
Found getmail lock file /tmp/.getmail_lock, we quit here.
and /usr/bin/getmail -v -g /etc/getmail $rcfiles is not executed.

After this error:
Jun 5 12:00:41 mail getmail: getmailOperationError error (error resolving name mail.mydomain.com during connect ([Errno -2] Name or service not known))
due the network was down I had getmail_lock not removed.
I can't undestrand why it appens, because it should be removed after
Code:
  if [ "$rcfiles" != "" ]; then
    /usr/bin/getmail -v -g /etc/getmail $rcfiles
  fi
Has someone idea how to address this?
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Old 7th June 2013, 17:00
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E: Found it. Normally, it should delete the lockfile after running getmail...

test.sh:
Code:
#!/bin/sh
PATH=/sbin:/usr/sbin:/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin
if [ -f /tmp/.getmail_lock ]; then
  echo 'Found getmail lock file /tmp/.getmail_lock, we quit here.'
else
  touch /tmp/.getmail_lock
  ./test2.sh
  rm -f /tmp/.getmail_lock
fi
test2.sh:
Code:
exit
works well...

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Old 13th June 2013, 02:20
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Hi tkausl,
sorry I can't understand your answer....

What does
Quote:
E: Found it.
means?

And what test.sh and test2.sh are? Scripts by you? To do what?

Thank you
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