Subject: Re: Mail and locking
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/22/1996 03:17:56
In article <>,
	"Perry E. Metzger" <> 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
pretty well.

Matthias Scheler