Change default Lock Type for sendmail ?

Matt Hampton matt at
Mon Jan 23 16:04:06 GMT 2006

Wietse Muizelaar wrote:
> Hi,
> On Monday, January 23, 2006 4:39 PM,
> Randal, Phil <prandal at> wrote:
>> Julian,
>> Is there any sane way to autodetect it and just do the right thing?
> AFAIK there is not a failsafe way to autodetect this one; I remember
> seeing something in the list-archive about this.
> But I guess it's a good thing to put the posix-locktype to default; yes.

Can't the output of  "sendmail -d0.13 -bt </dev/null | grep FLOCK" be used?

My 8.12 box returns a line, my 8.13 doesn't........


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