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

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Locking In Scripts and nmh Locking
Date: Tue, 01 May 2012 18:21:20 -0400

>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?

It's whatever you configure it to be (and essentially that ends up defaulting
to dot locking most of the time).  Here's one of the problems: there's no
seperation between spool file locking and locking everything else.


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