> Our mail server is an HP-UX machine running HP's tweaked version of BSD
> sendmail 5.65. At least that's what it appears to be. If anyone knows
> exactly what to call the sendmail that comes with HP-UX 9.04 I'd love to
called anything else, IMO. Fortunately, they are re-targeting to sendmail
8.7+, from which they will presumably diverge and ultimately end up with
another version of sendmail that is so different from Eric's version that
it will be, once again, known as "HP sendmail".
I believe that this is an HP rmail bug, and there is a patch available forQuote:> ANYWAY, every now and then, when somebody does a cvs commit and
> notification is sent to a large number of users, I get the following
> mail: /usr/mail/username.lock not creatable after 10 tries
> /usr/mail/username.lock: Interrupted system call
> 550 <user1>,<username>,<user2>... Can't create output
it. In fact, I was recently told what this patch was (I want to say
PHNE_2703, but don't bet on it), although you should be able to find it
with a search of their patch web site
(<URL:http://mayfield.support.hp.com/>, I believe).
At the very least, this patch is supposed to be able to let you see what
the real bug is, as opposed to getting the "Interrupted system call"
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