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Bug#4107: emacs leaves stale lockfiles and publishes pathnames

At 1996-08-12 03:48 +0000, Mark W. Eichin wrote:
>Second, the lock file names *have* to be world visible, in order for
>locking to actually work among users... hmm, your suggestion of a
>one-way hash make sense, I'll pass it upstream and see if it goes
>anywhere (xemacs has built in md5 support, but emacs19 doesn't.)

Since it doesn't need to be cryptographically secure, why not MD4?

Shields, CrossLink.

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