[Dovecot] LOCK FILE

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Apr 24 17:01:09 EEST 2006

On Mon, 2006-04-24 at 14:57 +0100, Obantec Support wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Timo Sirainen" <tss at iki.fi>
> To: "Obantec Support" <support at obantec.net>
> Cc: <dovecot at dovecot.org>
> Sent: Monday, April 24, 2006 2:00 PM
> Subject: Re: [Dovecot] LOCK FILE
> what form do dovecot .lock files take for mbox files under
> /var/spool/mail/%u
> currently i see username.lock with a PID:myservername owned by
> usersUID:usersGID

Dovecot uses that form, but I think so do many other programs also.

> are you saying by having
> #mbox_write_locks = dotlock fcntl
> #mbox_read_locks = fcntl
> dovecot is not using locking?

I mean if you have:

mbox_write_locks = fcntl
mbox_read_locks = fcntl

Which I think you said a few mails ago that you tried?
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