Subject: Re: Mail and locking
To: None <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/21/1996 14:30:56
On 21 Nov 1996 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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