[Dovecot] NFS lock contention for dovecot-uidlist

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon May 21 03:43:05 EEST 2007

On Sun, 2007-05-20 at 17:32 -0700, Doug Council wrote:
> Does anyone know of any side effects the forced mtime update may have  
> that I may not be seeing?

If the lock file is really stale, updating mtime might cause the lock to
never be overwritten.

Would it work if you chown()ed the lock file to its current uid/gid
(that lstat() returned) instead?

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