[PATCH 2/2] Re: Temporarily delete old-style lock files

Nicolas Sebrecht nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net
Sun Aug 14 16:06:27 BST 2011

On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 10:32:48AM +0200, Sebastian Spaeth wrote:
> The previous locking system would leave around lock files forever. This
> commit attempts to delete those. We should include it for one release or
> so and then remove it after some time.
> Signed-off-by: Sebastian Spaeth <Sebastian at SSpaeth.de>
> ---
> This patch would clean up left-over lock files from the previous locking
> system. It is purely optional and I leave it at the discretion of our
> maintainer to decide whether we want to carry this patch for one release
> before pulling it out again for good. Cleaning up ununsed stuff from old
> versions is good, I guess.

The question is: what would happen if a user has/wants two versions of
offlineimap installed (think about cron + interactive) and he launches
an instance for both versions?

Nicolas Sebrecht

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