In the last episode (Dec 16), Axel Thimm said:
> Wouldn't that mean, that you might cause data corruption if, say, I
> was to read my mail from a FreeBSD box over an NFS mounted spool
> directory (running under OSF1 in our case), and I decided to write
> back the mbox to the spool dir the same moment new mail is delivered?

That's why dotlocking is recommended for locking mail spools.  Both
procmail and mutt will dotlock your mail file while it's being

        Dan Nelson

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