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Re: File locking and movemail

From: Dave Love
Subject: Re: File locking and movemail
Date: 24 Jul 2001 17:48:35 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.0

>>>>> "KG" == Kai Großjohann <Kai.Grossjohann@CS.Uni-Dortmund.DE> writes:

 KG> Maybe you can compile procmail on your system.  Procmail includes
 KG> some machinery for finding the way to lock files that's used on
 KG> your system.  You could just snarf the relevant info from there,
 KG> I guess.

Emacs' configure also has machinery for determining the locking
mechanism.  However, what's used `on your system' may not be relevant
for mail delivered to a spool area by another system.

movemail should be able to choose the locking mechanism dynamically.
There are changes in XEmacs for this that may be usable.

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