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Re: LSB Spec 1.0 Criticism

On Thu, Jul 05, 2001 at 07:53:38PM +0200, schilling@fokus.gmd.de wrote:
> If an application will really write into the main mail folder, then 
> it must know the official locking rules for mail files.
> If Linix did not yet learn how to do record locking over NFS, then
> it will most likely fail. Note that a mail program creates a file
> ~/.Maillock with an advisory record lock to check whether/how it may
> write into the mail file (this is in addition to /var/mail/{user}.lock)

I fail to see the relevance of these remarks.

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