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Re: [Nmh-workers] Locking. Horrible, horrible, locking ...

From: Valdis . Kletnieks
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Locking. Horrible, horrible, locking ...
Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2013 18:50:22 -0400

On Sun, 30 Jun 2013 15:21:09 -0700, Lyndon Nerenberg said:
> But now I'm asking "why would anyone want to change these?"  On any given
> UNIX platform, there is one way to lock files in the general case (and perhaps
> separately in the mbox case), and every other app I've seen just compiles in
> those methods and calls it a day.  Do we really need to be able to switch this
> stuff at run time?

Only use case I can think of is if the system's native VFS has one preferred
locking method, but some files are on NFS and require different locking?

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