Firewall lock file

john heasley heas at
Fri Nov 8 20:45:53 UTC 2002

Fri, Nov 08, 2002 at 02:26:29PM -0600, Russell, Tony:
> I am constantly receiving the following in e-mail from rancid.
> Old lockfile still exists:
> -rw-r-----    1 rancid   rancid          0 Nov  8 10:01 /tmp/
> I can go in and delete the file but it eventually comes back within a few hours.  Can anyone tell me what is going on here so that I can fix it.
> Tony Russell

if the file is there, i expect that something is stuck.  please look for
stuck rancid processes (eg: telnet, ssh, expect).

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