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Date:      Thu, 17 Jan 2008 14:15:45 -0500
From:      "N.J. Thomas" <njt@ayvali.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: lockfile -- posix compliant?
Message-ID:  <20080117191545.GC9286@ayvali.org>
In-Reply-To: <20080117012511.GA74669@owl.midgard.homeip.net>
References:  <20080117010329.GD6007@ayvali.org> <20080117012511.GA74669@owl.midgard.homeip.net>

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* Erik Trulsson <ertr1013@student.uu.se> [2008-01-17 02:25:11+0100]:
> On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 08:03:29PM -0500, N.J. Thomas wrote:
> > Can someone tell me if lockfile(1) is a POSIX-defined utility?
> 
> Considering that lockfile(1) is usually installed as part of procmail

Ah, gotcha. Coincidently, the RHEL 5, OpenBSD 4.1, and FreeBSD 6.2 boxes
that I tested it on all happened to have procmail installed and I
assumed that lockfile(1) was a POSIX util.

Thanks for the heads up.

Thomas

-- 
N.J. Thomas
njt@ayvali.org
Etiamsi occiderit me, in ipso sperabo



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