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on Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 03:49:10PM -0800, Henry House (hajhouse@houseag.com) wrote:
> P? torsdag, 29 januari 2004, skrev Karsten M. Self:
> [...]
> > : *after* '0' indicates a lockfile.  Any rule that writes to a file
> >     _should_ use a lockfile.  Rules which invoke a program '| command'
> >     or delivery '! address' _don't_ need a lockfile.
> 
> Note that no lock file is needed or desirable when delivering to a maildir
> (maildirs are so designed that they require no locking). Recent versions of
> procmail understand a trailing slash on a mailbox name to mean that it is a
> maildir. Procmail will create a non-existant maildir on the fly.

Thanks.  I was wondering as I wrote that (and understand the principle
behind Maildir -- it's a qmailism), but was too lazy to check/verify.



Peace.

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