MailScanner beta release 4.33.1

Julian Field mailscanner at
Sun Aug 29 21:00:51 IST 2004

At 20:32 29/08/2004, you wrote:
>Julian Field wrote on         Sat, 28 Aug 2004 22:03:04 +0100:
> > Remove the last line of spam.assassin.prefs.conf
> >
> > I did write a brief comment above the non-NFS locking setting.
> >
>Not sure what to do now:
>I set SA to use flock and I'm getting the occasional << No message
>collected >> thing. So, I searched the list and found the hint to set
>MailScanner to NOT use flock. So, if sendmail has no HASFLOCK, should I
>set *both* (MS and SA) to not use flock? I had the impression that only MS
>was interacting with sendmail, so I could use flock for SA.

If sendmail is not using flock then set
Lock Type = posix
You can still use flock for SA, it is completely independent of the lock
method MS is using.

MS's locks are for locking messages in the queue.
SA's locks are for locking its shared databases (Bayes and auto-whitelist).
Julian Field
Professional Support Services at
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