[Mailman-Users] bug report

Barry A. Warsaw bwarsaw at cnri.reston.va.us
Thu Sep 2 22:07:36 CEST 1999

>>>>> "MC" == Merrill Cook <mcook at unidial.com> writes:

    MC> I keep getting this bug report when I try to administer a
    MC> list. The OS is Unixware 7.1 Is this a problem with the
    MC> install or underlying OS? Or is something else going on?

Some OSes seem to have a problem with the fcntl call that Mailman 1.0
uses to do locking.  The current CVS snapshot avoids this problem by
getting rid of the fcntl call and using the LockFile (a.k.a. flock)
class that the rest of Mailman uses for locking.


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