[Gluster-devel] distributed locking

Székelyi Szabolcs cc at avaxio.hu
Fri Nov 30 17:29:53 UTC 2007

Jerker Nyberg wrote:
> 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.

What I'm building is not a mail server, but a storage, that could be
used as a backend for a mail server, *for example*.

In this sense, I don't even have a choice of what application to use. It
can be a mail server, a database, a file server, or anything you can

Sorry if this was not clear.


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