On Wed, 18 Apr 2007, Proinnsias Breathnach wrote:
> You'll get a cleaner result with IMAP - NFS will bring pain and
> suffering in situations like mail - especially if both clients are
> trying to update the same file(s)
Uhmm, wasn't maildir file format specifically designed to work with
All half-modern servers and clients should support flock() on NFS now
(one big problem on Linux was accidently not having lockd started on
boot, but now that's automatic when NFS is loaded), which means even
mbox over NFS should work, unless the clients are borken (borken
even for local access..).
Paul Jakma paul at clubi.iepaul at jakma.org Key ID: 64A2FF6A
untold wealth, n.:
What you left out on April 15th.
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