Subject: Re: Mail and locking
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Matthias Scheler <email@example.com>
Date: 11/22/1996 03:17:56
In article <199611212032.PAA04120@jekyll.piermont.com>,
"Perry E. Metzger" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Currently, most of the mail programs on NetBSD do "dot" locking.
>> Perhaps it is time to change this to flock() and friends?
> flock doesn't work well over nfs, but dot locking does.
> I very much prefer dot locking...
I prefer to have both. That's how I compiled my ELM and it works