Re: Draft manuals (qmail)
> But does it use the same locking strategy as our other mailers ?
As of 0.75, the default is flock, with a fall back to lockf.
> > Additional recommendations or specifications which open the door to
> > maildir compatability (e.g. that movemail be used to retrieve locally
> > stored mail -- allowing, at worst, the administrator to set policy by
> > replacing movemail) might also be reasonable.
> This can't be done sensibly for mailers like mailx, Elm and Pine which
> manipulate and leave messages in the inbox, and incurs extra delay
> with (eg) mh.
A way of casting this model into the framework of existing mailers
is that they can run movemail and set MAIL to point at the target