[Dovecot] imap locking spool?
hedges at scriptdolphin.org
Thu Mar 5 22:58:53 EET 2009
On Tue, 3 Mar 2009, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> If you set mbox_read_locks=dotlock, it should get created
> whenever Dovecot is reading the mbox file. But it's
> created ONLY during those times. For example opening a
> mailbox whose index files are up-to-date doesn't cause
> dotlock to be created. And when the mbox is actually being
> read, the dotlock is deleted immediately after the IMAP
> command is finished.
It was confusing me crazy that imap waits to establish locks
until the read or write action happens. I think I got
things worked out now with all the right options. Thanks
for all your help!
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