[dovecot] Re: Maildir syncing rewrite

Andreas Aardal Hanssen dovecot at andreas.hanssen.name
Fri Apr 11 00:01:40 EEST 2003

On 10 Apr 2003, Timo Sirainen wrote:
>On Thu, 2003-04-10 at 10:14, Kimura Fuyuki wrote:
>> > You can get the sources from either CVS, or 0.99.9-test2 from
>> > http://dovecot.procontrol.fi/test/
>> I'm using flock for both dovecot and postfix, which is my local mail
>> delivery agent.
>flock? With maildir? There's no locks with maildir, except for
>uidlist.lock file which relies on O_EXCL working for open(). Indexes and
>others are locked with fcntl(), unless you've directly changed that from

For the record, is out-of-the-box Dovecot+Maildir with indexes NFS-safe?


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