Subject: Re: Mail and locking
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM>
List: current-users
Date: 11/21/1996 17:00:22
I agree with Jonathan, in this case.

On Thu, 21 Nov 1996, Jonathan Stone wrote:

> [*] NetBSD doesn't have an rpc.lockd, and the stock SunOS rpc.lockd
> has  never worked reliably.

In addition, NFS locking isn't (even with rpc.lockd), and flock() is
advisory-only on the filesystems it actually works with.