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Re: [Nmh-workers] refile's -retainsequences switch

From: Paul Fox
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] refile's -retainsequences switch
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:34:47 -0400

ken wrote:
 > >> I ... do not believe it will result in a functional change.  I think
 > >> that problem exists already.  Also ... if you did that, exactly what
 > >> are you trying to do, anyway?
 > >
 > >I often refile(1) with the source and destination folder the same;
 > >`refile @. 42'.  My +inbox is ever growing, ~/bin/sc does a scan of the
 > >last `tput lines` - 1 of messages.  If I want to collect emails I'm
 > >about to process to the bottom of my inbox then I `refile @. ...'.
 > Hm.  Does that happen to work with 1.6?  I ask because I think you'll

i just tried it, since i do that same operation pretty often.  it
works fine.


 > get a locking failure now, even if you aren't using -retainsequence.
 > It looks like all folders are opened with locking set ... and I think
 > that would cause sequence file lock contention.  Would be nice to
 > get that resolved before 1.6 goes out the door.
 > --Ken
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 paul fox, address@hidden (arlington, ma, where it's 45.0 degrees)

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