Re: 2.0a16 bug report

From: Craig A Summerhill <>
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 1999 15:35:54 -0500 (EST)
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On 27 Mar 1999, Glen Stewart <> wrote:


> Lastly, I'd like to highly recommend changing the LOCK file timeout
> from 1 hour to 60 seconds. When a huge rush of mail comes in for any
> single mailbox, all the HyperMail processes stack up and contend for
> output, but they only cycle once an hour. Cycling once/minute has
> been VERY effective here.

I agree that one hour is probably too long for lists which have a large traffic level. How much work would it be to make this a configurable variable which could be set in the .hmrc file?


   Craig A. Summerhill, Systems Coordinator and Program Officer
   Coalition for Networked Information
   21 Dupont Circle, N.W., Washington, D.C.   20036
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Received on Mon 29 Mar 1999 10:40:57 PM GMT

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