flock, posix comments in MailScanner.conf
gmane at tippingmar.com
Wed Jun 7 01:10:14 IST 2006
I think the comments in MailScanner.conf re flock/posix are wrong:
# How to lock spool files.
# Don't set this unless you *know* you need to.
# For sendmail, it defaults to "posix".
# For sendmail 8.12 and older, you will probably need to
# change it to flock, particularly on Linux systems.
# For Exim, it defaults to "posix".
# No other type is implemented.
Lock Type =
But on my fresh install on Fedora Core 5 I see in maillog:
Jun 6 17:01:06 tesla MailScanner: MailScanner E-Mail Virus
Scanner version 4.54.6 starting...
Jun 6 17:01:06 tesla MailScanner: Read 746 hostnames from the
Jun 6 17:01:06 tesla MailScanner: Using SpamAssassin results cache
Jun 6 17:01:06 tesla MailScanner: Connected to SpamAssassin
Jun 6 17:01:07 tesla MailScanner: I have found clamavmodule
scanners installed, and will use them all by default.
Jun 6 17:01:08 tesla MailScanner: Using locktype = flock
even though I am using sendmail. It is v8.13 so I will set
Lock Type = posix manually.
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