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Re: passwd file locking (was Re: New!!!: Base-passwd 2.0)

According to Guy Maor:
> miquels@cistron.nl (Miquel van Smoorenburg) writes:
> > However I wrote a small pre-loaded library, libnfslock.so, that overrides
> A bit of a hack.
> I assume the functions are short.  Why not add them to Policy 4.3?  I,
> at least, would like to know a reliable way to lock files over NFS.

Ofcourse. I've also implemented it in qpopper-2.2-2, using the sysv-compatible
"maillock" interface. Perhaps that should be integrated with glibc.

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