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

From: Paul Fox
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Locking In Scripts and nmh Locking
Date: Wed, 02 May 2012 22:56:41 -0400

paul wrote:
 > On 5/3/2012 12:50 AM, Paul Fox wrote:
 > > this is just curiousity on my part:  why does it matter?  i've always
 > > figured that compared to the expense of actually doing things to the
 > > files one is locking, the taking and releasing of the lock itself is
 > > in the noise, performance-wise.  is one set of locking primitives
 > > that much better than another?
 > pick -before 'jan 1' -seq foo -zer +outbox
 > refile foo -src +outbox +outbox.2011
 > i'd like that to complete in seconds not minutes.

okay.  between your and ken's examples, i'm convinced.

 paul fox, address@hidden (arlington, ma, where it's 42.1 degrees)

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