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Re: qpopper, lockfile-progs, and another random non-POP mail fetching solution

Daniel Jacobowitz <drow+@cs.cmu.edu> writes:

> In addition, I patched lockfile-progs a bit (one bug and one feature;
> not locking an arbitrary user's mail spool

Bad.  I've fixed it here too.

> and optionally not retrying the lock if the first time fails).  When
> I have another few minutes to work on this it will make
> lockfile-progs accept an argument for the number of retries, which
> is the right solution anyway.

Right I've done this too via [ --retry retry-count ], and I've also
added [ --oneshot ] to the touch programs so that you can have them
just touch the file once and quit.  I'll upload a new version in a day
or so...

Thanks for the report.

Rob Browning <rlb@cs.utexas.edu> PGP=E80E0D04F521A094 532B97F5D64E3930

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