mutt locking

Steven Hanley sjh at
Tue Aug 7 12:09:05 EST 2001

On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 10:43:57AM +1000, Peter Barker wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Aug 2001, Steven Hanley wrote:
> > does anyone know how to get the mutt 1.2.5i with redhat 7.0 to work on a
> > system in which the mail spool and all the other mail files it deals with are
> > on NFS?
> Not directly; I'm still pining for better things.
> However, locking things on nfs has been possible for a while now with the
> nfs lockd. Do you have one of those running on each end?

well someone here (work) mentioned there are problems with the locking inn
redhat 7.0, the statd has a silly bug, redhat have a fix for it out, will wait
till we get the new rpms on before I check further.

> As always, strace it and see.
> What you didn't mention in you post was whether the locking actually works
> under Debian!

have not tried, will do maybe later, I can ssh to the machine my home
directory is stored on physically to do email so hey.

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