MUAs and Locking Was: Re: PROPOSED: slight change to wnpp procedures
* Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> [010925 22:59]:
> Why, btw, are you uploading a NEW package with the maintainer set to -qa,
> especially when -qa has already asked for the package to be removed from
It's absouletly horrid code to look at and has a locking scheme I wish
not to overhaul to get into the fnctl, then dotlock policy.
Right now it seems to dotlock only, never fnctl.
It might not be a bad idea for MUA maintainers to check on how their
packages handle the munging of mailboxes. This can be a pretty
'critical' thing because users using NFS mounted mailspools can quickly
lose whole spools with bad locking practices.
Scott Dier <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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