Locktype: posix vs. flock

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Thu May 22 23:29:25 IST 2008

> No, you shouldn't. MailScanner's lock type must match that used by 
> sendmail, or else they will tread on each other's toes. This is very 
> bad. Just leave the setting blank in MailScanner.conf and it will do the 
> right thing for you.

Does that function simply look at the sendmail version, or try to determine 
the compile-time options? Just curious, as I have been setting it explicitly 
to be safe.


MailScanner is like deodorant...
You hope everybody uses it, and
you notice quickly if they don't!!!!

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