Subject: Re: Samba lock file directory
To: Christoph Badura <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/01/1998 09:08:06
On Tue, 1 Sep 1998, Christoph Badura wrote:

> AFAIK, most programs that use /var/spool/lock expect it contain lock
> files for ttys.

Indeed, but they don't seem to mind the presence of other files,
do they?

> And the Samba files clutter it.

I would consider them to be a bigger clutter in /var/run. Keep in
mind you can get dozens or even hundreds of these things, depending
on the number of users and file locks you have.


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