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Re: best way to send "raw" email (files)?

From: Victor Duchovni <Victor.Duchovni_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Oct 12 2010 - 21:34:41 GMT
To: postfix-users@postfix.org

On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 04:49:39PM +0200, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:

>> How do you know when the input file is complete? You should not
>> start submission of a file that is still being written to.
>
> I wanted to check with lsof if it's still opened or not.
>

lsof does not know about other NFS clients. The NFS-safe way of
creating mail messages is the "maildir" delivery protocol, which
the client system must follow to ensure robust en-queueing of
mail.

-- Viktor.