change in behaviour
gmatt at nerc.ac.uk
Fri May 9 13:03:28 IST 2008
Installing MailScanner at a customer site on RHEL3 I noticed file
locking problems. It seems the auto-detecting of required lock type
(dependent on sendmail version) does not work in 4.68.8.
When I manually set the lock type to flock, the locking problems
Waaay back on this list there was much discussion about lock type and
then Julian made MailScanner autodetect the required locking... am I
misremembering? Anyway, 4.68.8 defaulted to posix whereas the previous
version (4.50.15) autodetected correctly and worked with a blank "Lock
Not a major problem as I found and fixed it by setting "Lock Type =
flock" but thought it might be of interest.
Greg Matthews 01491 692445
Head of UNIX/Linux, iTSS Wallingford
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