Sendmail et Lock Type
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Wed Sep 28 15:31:01 IST 2005
On 28 Sep 2005, at 15:13, Denis Beauchemin wrote:
> Scott Silva wrote:
>> Denis Beauchemin spake the following on 9/27/2005 1:09 PM:
>>> Hello all,
>>> I just discovered that one of my servers running sendmail 8.13.1
>>> has a
>>> blank "Lock Type" in MailScanner.conf (running version 4.44.6). I
>>> sometimes see lines line the following in the log:
>>> Sep 27 14:20:01 smtpe2 sendmail: j8RGeDXL003186: SYSERR(root):
>>> readqf: cannot open ./dfj8RGeDXL003186: No such file or directory
>>> I guess they are related. I tried to remember how to get
>>> that my sendmail was indeed using posix locks but couldn't find
>>> I tried "sendmail -d0.1</dev/null" but there is nothing in the
>>> about locks... can someone help me out?
>> Try "sendmail -bt -d0.10 < /dev/null | grep HASFLOCK"
> It prints nothing. So I guess it doesn't use FLOCK but uses LOCKF
> (or Posix) locks?
Correct. You need to set "Lock Type = posix".
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