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From Kelsey Cummings <...@sonic.net>
Subject Re: [alexis@panix.com: Fwd: Reminder: SpamAssassin needs your help!]
Date Mon, 05 Apr 2004 00:40:35 GMT
On Sun, Apr 04, 2004 at 05:00:55PM -0400, Alexis Rosen wrote:
> 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.

And, for that matter, at this point most (all?) NFS implementations
implement locking anyway.  It'd be fairly easy to add this to the tests.

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