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Re: mailbox locking failures
> It has been some time since I upgraded my zmailers. Yesterday
> I came across an unexpected error in my 2.99.43.
> The error was a failure to dotlock the mailbox; I was just
> starting up pine at the moment, which lasted a few seconds.
> I was wondering whether newer versions of zmailer will treat
> failure to dotlock as a transient condition and retry later,
> or still treat it as a permanent error and bounce the mail.
Version "2.99.48 patch 2" fixes that.
I did finally begun to wonder the phenomena enough
to check it; ChangeLog tells:
Save errno before doing library calls -- did yield wrong
error in case the 'dotlock' was busy.
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