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       dotlock.mailutils - lock mail spool files.


       dotlock.mailutils [OPTION...] FILE


       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

              Global debugging settings

              set Mailutils debugging level

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

              Configuration handling

              load this configuration file; implies --no-config

              check configuration file syntax and exit

              verbosely log parsing of the configuration files

              do not load site and user configuration files

              do not load site-wide configuration file

              do not load user configuration file

              set configuration parameter

              Informational options

              show configuration file summary

              show compilation options

       -?, --help
              give this help list

              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.


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       This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.  There is NO  WARRANTY,
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