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Re: reload/postmap race condition

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  • Victor Duchovni
    ... If you make complex multi-state changes from state A to state B and the intermediate states are of necessity invalid, you stop Postfix, make all the
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 29, 2006
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      On Sun, Apr 30, 2006 at 01:25:25AM +0200, mouss wrote:

      > As far as I understand, if you change main.cf, you postfix reload. if
      > you change a hash map, you postmap it. now, what if you do both?
      > In short, assume that I modify main.cf and I modify some hash files.
      >
      > - If I do reload: I may be using the wrong db (not exists or no yet
      > postmapped)
      > - If I do postmap: the maps may be different from what postfix _is_ using.
      >

      If you make complex multi-state changes from state "A" to state "B"
      and the intermediate states are of necessity invalid, you stop Postfix,
      make all the changes, start Postfix.

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