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Re: Email with Mint, again

In <m0s8fIg-0000gPC@sdf.lonestar.org>, ekl@sdf.lonestar.org (Evan Langlois) wrote:

> > Use fcntl() locking, /not/ flock().
> OK, I'll byte (grin).  What is the difference?

>From the mintlib's do_lock.c:

	case F_LOCK:
		lock.l_type = F_WRLCK;
Won't work if the file was opened with O_RDONLY. Setting
lock.l_type = F_RDLCK, and calling fcntl() directly will.