cannot create /tmp/SophosBusy.lock

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue May 27 15:15:54 IST 2003

At 14:58 27/05/2003, you wrote:
>On Tue, May 27, 2003 at 02:25:24PM +0200, Soeren Gerlach wrote:
> > It's possible you setup MS as root and are running MS as
> > another user (I did so). Check if there's already a file
> > /tmp/SophosBusy.lock with permission MS cannot write to.
>Yep, silly me. I updated the Sophos engine and than ran de IDE update
>script as root. I'll better myself, promised !

To try to ease this problem, the -autoupdate scripts will now delete the
lock file when they are finished using it. Hopefully that will cure this
Julian Field
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