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Re: Policy wrt mail lockfile (section 4.3)



John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> writes:

> Why are we using dotfile locking only?  There are much better
> mechanisms (flock, etc.) that should be used instead.  I can see no
> place where dotfile locking would work and flock-style locking would
> fail...

I think flock can fail across NFS in certain situations, but I'm no
locking expert.

-- 
Rob


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