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Subject: Re: shlock: open(...): No such directory
From: Dave Wolfe <dwolfe @ risc . sps . mot . com>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 1997 15:15:19 -0600 (CST)
To: jjr @ databook . com (Jim Reisert)
Cc: majordomo-users @ GreatCircle . COM, majordomo-workers @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: <9701222022.AA22160@sttng.databook.com> from "Jim Reisert" at Jan 22, 97 03:22:27 pm
Reply-to: Dave Wolfe <david_wolfe @ risc . sps . mot . com>

[ Jim Reisert writes: ]
> 
> There was a message posted here today about a shlock error trying to update 
> the logfile.  I saw the following error about a week ago, I wonder if it's 
> related to the same problem:
> 
> 	MAJORDOMO WARNING (archive)!!
>  
> 	shlock: open('/ftp/mailing-lists/archives/dx/L.dx.9701'):
> 	No such file or directory
> 
> What's interesting is that the "L." seems spurious - remove it and it *would* 
> have found the archive file.

No, the L.* files are lock files. The message is spurious and the result
of a perfectly normal race condition during file locking. If it bothers
you, comment out line 255 in shlock.pl (version 1.94.1) like so:

   255          #&alert("shlock: open('$file'): $!");

-- 
 Dave Wolfe


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