Re: mutt_dotlock and permissions (was: (Solved) Re: pdf attachments)
On 2007-02-15 22:38:40 +0100, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> Also, the locking strategy is determined at compile time, i.e.
> dotlocking can be disabled if Mutt thinks it is useless for the
> incoming mailbox. But if later things change (e.g. a change in
> the incoming mailbox, or the use of other mailboxes), this can
> lead to mailbox corruption. I don't think this problem has been
If the locking strategy isn't consistent on a system, then it's
fairly likely that mailbox corruption occurs -- mutt isn't the only
party that locks and writes to mailboxes.
I'm not sure, therefore, where precisely you see the problem that
would need to be fixed inside mutt.
Thomas Roessler <roessler@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>