Subject: Re: Mail and locking
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
Date: 11/21/1996 14:30:56
On 21 Nov 1996 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Currently, most of the mail programs on NetBSD do "dot" locking. Perhaps
> it is time to change this to flock() and friends?
We should certainly add flock(). It would allow one to vi a mail file
without worrying about stuff being delivered to it, too. (vi uses flock.)
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