Re: qpopper, lockfile-progs, and another random non-POP mail fetching solution
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: qpopper, lockfile-progs, and another random non-POP mail fetching solution
- From: Rob Browning <email@example.com>
- Date: 04 Nov 1998 02:06:37 -600
- Message-id: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- In-reply-to: Daniel Jacobowitz's message of "Sat, 31 Oct 1998 20:26:43 -0500"
- References: <19981031202642.A30539@drow.res.cmu.edu>
Daniel Jacobowitz <email@example.com> 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
Thanks for the report.
Rob Browning <firstname.lastname@example.org> PGP=E80E0D04F521A094 532B97F5D64E3930