[Dovecot] imap locking spool?
tss at iki.fi
Wed Mar 4 00:29:59 EET 2009
On Tue, 2009-03-03 at 14:20 -0800, Mark Hedges wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Mar 2009, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> > On Tue, 2009-03-03 at 13:54 -0800, Mark Hedges wrote:
> > > How does IMAP lock the /var/spool/mail/user file?
> > mbox_read_locks and mbox_write_locks defines it.
> mbox_read_locks = fcntl
> mbox_write_locks = dotlock fcntl
> Unfortunately openwebmail only respects dotlocks. (or
> flock, but procmail doesn't use flock, or doesn't say it
You can change those settings. For example:
mbox_read_locks = flock
mbox_write_locks = dotlock flock
Now Dovecot is compatible with openwebmail. And with procmail both are
still protected by the dotlock.
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