> When a program, like uucico, creates a lockfile in /usr/spool/locks
> under Solaris 8, the name of the file is something like:
> I know 29 and 131073 are the major and minor device numbers for
> the associated character device.
> What is the "032"?
Could be absolutely anything, from the age of the software writer to the
PID of the server, or a completely random value dependent on the phases
of the moon. There is no "lock file naming convention".
In the specific case of uucico and friends, the "032" is the major
number of the device where your character device resides (so pretty much
the "phases of the moon" thing, really). This is undocumented (I went
and had a look at the source) and as such should not be relied on to
remain the case - if the lock file format and/or content is undocumented
it's private and might change without warning.