Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 4516
File Locking Broken
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:51 EDT
My mail client (mutt, running on 6.0) is unable to lock my
mailbox files (mbox format) across NFS from a 6.0 NFS
are you running lockd and statd on the client machine? Locking over
NFS is evil anyway and it is useless anyway, since it is anything
*but* atomic. Use imap.
Or come by my desk and show me a reproductible scenario so I can dig
into the problem.
------- Additional Comments From 08/30/99 12:35 -------
I actually managed to get this working by using the "lock" option to