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From Alexis Rosen <>
Subject Re: [ Fwd: Reminder: SpamAssassin needs your help!]
Date Sun, 04 Apr 2004 21:00:55 GMT
On Fri, Apr 02, 2004 at 04:13:05PM -0800, Justin Mason said:
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> Alexis Rosen writes:
> >Hey, guys. I'm just following up because I'm curious about the final
> >disposition of the nfslock code. Did you add a function to correspond to
> >nfsunlock? I hope the rest of my comments were helpful.
> Actually, we haven't :(   It dropped off my radar, unfortunately.
> I'm thinking we should take a look at that before 3.0.0 release, and

You *really* should.

> probably we should also add a *non*-NFS-safe locking function too for
> hosts where NFS is not involved -- as I think we could cut down
> lock overhead quite a lot that way.  

Absoultely. NFSlock is at least an order of magnitude more expensive than
using OS-supported locking schemes.


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