DOTLOCK.MAILUTILS

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO

NAME

dotlock.mailutils - lock mail spool files.

SYNOPSIS

dotlock.mailutils [OPTION...] FILE

DESCRIPTION

GNU dotlock -- lock mail spool files.
-d
, --[no-]debug

print details of failure reasons to stderr

-f, --force[=MINUTES]

forcibly break an existing lock older than a certain time

-r, --retry[=RETRIES]

retry the lock a few times

-u, --[no-]unlock

unlock

Global debugging settings

--debug-level=LEVEL

set Mailutils debugging level

--[no-]debug-line-info show source info with debugging messages

Configuration handling

--config-file=FILE

load this configuration file; implies --no-config

--config-lint

check configuration file syntax and exit

--config-verbose

verbosely log parsing of the configuration files

--no-config

do not load site and user configuration files

--no-site-config

do not load site-wide configuration file

--no-user-config

do not load user configuration file

--set=PARAM=VALUE

set configuration parameter

Informational options

--config-help

show configuration file summary

--show-config-options

show compilation options

-?, --help

give this help list

--usage

give a short usage message

-V, --version

print program version

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.

Returns 0 on success, 3 if locking the file fails because it’s already locked, and 1 if some other kind of error occurred.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-mailutils@gnu.org>.
GNU Mailutils home page: <http://mailutils.org>
General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2007-2017 Free Software Foundation, inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

The complete GNU mailutils documentation is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the mailutils-doc package is installed, the command

info mailutils

should give you access to the complete manual.
You can also find this manual online in the GNU mailutils webpage:
https://www.gnu.org/software/mailutils/manual/index.html.
Please note this manpage was automatically generated by the Debian mailutils packagers. Do not file bugs for its content to the GNU Mailutils upstream authors.