[Users] [Bug 2828] Use MD5 digest for socket name
bdm at fenrir.org.uk
Mon Dec 3 11:35:24 CET 2012
On Sun, 2 Dec 2012 16:41:56 -0500
Rich Pieri wrote:
> > In fact concurrent mailbox access is OK, be it MH or IMAP.
> Okay, I guess we don't agree on this point. :)
> The UW, Courier and Dovecot IMAP servers try to be meticulous about
> locking files and directories before performing potentially
> destructive operations. They do this specifically to avoid concurrent
> writes which would result in damaged or destroyed mail.
I think that Colin said concurrent _access_ deliberately, precisely
because IMAP has mechanisms to prevent concurrent _writes_.
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