[ Please don't Cc: public replies to me. ] John Goerzen: > 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... NFS. Scripts that use procmail's lockfile. (If it doesn't already, the policy manual should explain the reasons behind policy. I'd check if it does, but I don't have a copy and am offline.) -- Please read <http://www.iki.fi/liw/mail-to-lasu.html> before mailing me. Please don't Cc: me when replying to my message on a mailing list.
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