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Bug 157353 - inc can't get mail from local mailbox
Summary: inc can't get mail from local mailbox
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nmh
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Josh Bressers
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-05-10 20:47 UTC by Horst H. von Brand
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
0 users

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-05-10 22:25:43 UTC

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Description Horst H. von Brand 2005-05-10 20:47:12 UTC
Description of problem:
inc: unable to lock and fopen /var/mail/vonbrand
Mailbox exists, and has mail. My self-build nmh-1.1 (no patches) works fine.
With this, nmh is completely useless to me.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. inc
Actual results:
inc: unable to lock and fopen /var/mail/vonbrand

Expected results:
Get mail...

Additional info:

Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-05-10 21:04:10 UTC
I've verified this.  The problem is that the build is defaulting to using
dotlocks to lock files rather than filesystem locking.

I'll add a fix into CVS tonight.

Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2005-05-10 22:25:43 UTC
OK, I've fixed this in CVS.  Just waiting on the extras build process to kick
in.  In the event it takes too long, I've stuck the source rpms here:

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