[Dovecot] locking question

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sat May 26 18:36:43 EEST 2007

On Thu, 2007-05-24 at 11:38 -0400, Paul Amaral wrote:
> May 24 12:11:21 pop imap(generalg): Timeout while waiting for release of
> exclusive fcntl() lock for index file /home/g/generalg/Ma
> ildir/.INBOX/.imap.index

This probably means that there were multiple connections to the POP3
mailbox and one connection caused a timeout to another. This doesn't
happen with v1.0 anymore.

> For reasons I won't go into I cant upgrade from .99 to version one at
> the
> time.

I don't think there's anything else you can do about this though.

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