Change default Lock Type for sendmail ?

Jeff A. Earickson jaearick at
Mon Jan 23 18:29:32 GMT 2006

On Mon, 23 Jan 2006, Julian Field wrote:
> But the Solaris people tend to know more what they are doing. As it stands 
> with flock being the default, the people caught out are the people who 
> predominantly know the least (the Linux point-and-click crowd). With the 
> default being posix, the people caught out are the people who know a lot 
> more.
Thanks for the words of praise for the Solaris crowd, but please add a
few comments in this spot for what *you* think the setting should be
for various common OS'es.  It might save some head scratching for some
poor soul in the future (or us who are looking at things again).

Jeff Earickson
Colby College

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