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Re: [Nmh-workers] Locking In Scripts and nmh Locking

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Locking In Scripts and nmh Locking
Date: Tue, 01 May 2012 23:16:59 +0100

Hi Ken,

> Well, it's just as complicated as it needs to be.  The issue is that
> the sequences files and context files get modified a lot, so those
> need to be locked.

Out of interest, what form of locking does nmh use?  It looks like hard
links to ~/mail/inbox/.mh_sequences.lock for one of them.  Is it
consistent in the method used everywhere, or does it mix in lockf,
flock, fcntl, etc., for other resources?

Cheers, Ralph.

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