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Re: [Nmh-workers] More configuration stuff (acconfig.h)

From: Howard Bampton
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] More configuration stuff (acconfig.h)
Date: Sun, 8 Jan 2012 11:42:22 -0500

On Sat, Jan 7, 2012 at 2:30 PM, Bill Wohler <address@hidden> wrote:
> Howard Bampton <address@hidden> writes:
>> On Thu, Jan 5, 2012 at 2:14 PM, Ken Hornstein <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> Alright, in preparation for finally cleaning up our suboptimal autoconf
>>> mess, I am tackling acconfig.h (a template which users can edit to
>>> change defaults).  My feeling is all of that should either be controlled
>>> by autoconf or we take a decision on whether or not to keep or remove
>>> that code.  Here is the list:
>>> LOCKDIR         - A directory to place lock files in if you're using
>>>                  DOT_LOCKING.  I've never been happy with nmh's use of
>>>                  dot locking, but do people actually use this?  It's
>>>                  easy enough to add the support for this to autoconf.
>> I use dot locking from time to time. I think I set LOCKDIR in the past
>> (5 years back, no longer at that job) to work around an issue.
> NFS?

Quite likely since $HOME and /var/spool/mail were on different
systems, and NFS was in use for both.

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