[Gluster-devel] distributed locking

Brian Taber btaber at diversecg.com
Fri Nov 30 17:08:22 UTC 2007

I have been running Dovecot and Postfix with a 2 brick setup and posix
locking enabled on each brick for a while with no problems.  This is a
Maildir setup...  Dovecot is setup to use fcntl for locking.... remember
that gluster does not support flock as fuse does not support it...

> On Fri, 30 Nov 2007, Székelyi Szabolcs wrote:
>> Everything works fine as long as I don't introduce locking, which is
>> essential if one wishes to use the storage eg. as a backend for a mail
>> server.
> I'm sorry that I cannot answer your question, but do you have a choice in
> what mail server to use? Those that use the Maildir format (Like for
> example Postfix together with Courier-IMAP) does not need locking.
> Regards,
> Jerker Nyberg._______________________________________________
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