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On Sat, Feb 26, 2005 at 06:47:21PM +0000, Bruce Beckles wrote:
> Hi -
> 	The Condor Manual says the following about the 
> 	This macro controls how often the condor_master checks the
> 	timestamps of the running daemons. If any daemons have been
> 	modified, the master restarts them. It is defined in seconds and
> 	defaults to 300 (every 5 minutes)."
> I have two questions about this:
> - Presumably this means that the condor_master checks the timestamps on
>   the executable files which were used to start the daemons to see if
>   those files have changed, and *NOT* that it examines the image of the
>   running daemons to see if the running daemons have been altered?

Correct, just the timestamps on the files. You can use 'touch' to restart
Condor daemons.

> - What happens if set this setting to 0?  Does that disable the check, or
>   does it just mean that the condor_master constantly checks the
>   timestamps?

It disables the check.