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

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Locking In Scripts and nmh Locking
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 13:42:15 -0400

> As long as the mhlocked cron job is running, interactive commands would
> block waiting to acquire the lock.

Which might be annoying, but maybe that was your point.

While it's better to be annoyed than corrupted, I'd much
rather see a don't-modify-any-internal-nmh-state switch.
And maybe even a profile component to enable that by default
when not connected to a tty.

The more we can avoid locking, the better.


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