Subject: Re: Ulimit problem
To: Blaz Zupan <>
From: James R Grinter <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/02/1995 01:25:20
On Wed 2 Aug, 1995, Blaz Zupan <> wrote:
>Well I don't run sendmail from inetd and tried using procmail and
>it also ocasionally dumps core on me (it seems like it does that when
>a bigger bunch of mails comes in). So it probably has not anything

It seems to be a locking issue. It can't write a dotlock file
to /var/mail because it is running as your user and group. I
wasn't able to persuade it to use flock() solely to do the job.
(Annoying, my mailer does it fine).

-- jrg.