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autoconf 2.57b: locking fails over NFS


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: autoconf 2.57b: locking fails over NFS
Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2003 18:28:41 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

On some systems (eg. Linux) flock(2) does not work over network, but Perl
prefers that over fcntl(2) if it exists.  So autoconf may fail on NFS if
the filesystem has been mounted with locking enabled.

Andreas.

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