[Mailman-Users] newlist problem

Barry A. Warsaw bwarsaw at cnri.reston.va.us
Thu Dec 2 06:32:15 CET 1999

>>>>> "PH" == Pete Holsberg <pjh at mccc.edu> writes:

    PH> What are the files in locks for ? Who should own them?

Mailman uses lock files to (help) insure data integrity.  E.g. only
one process can have a lock on a list object at a time, so the
config.db file won't get corrupted.

Doesn't matter who owns them as long as GID mailman can create,
delete, and write them.


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