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       dotlock - lock mail spool files


       dotlock.mailutils [OPTION...] FILE


       GNU dotlock -- lock mail spool files

       -d, --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, --unlock

              print license and exit

              Common options

       --config-file=FILE, --rcfile=FILE
              load this configuration file

              show configuration file summary

       --config-lint, --rcfile-lint
              check configuration file syntax and exit

       --config-verbose, --rcfile-verbose
              verbosely log parsing of the configuration files

       --no-site-config, --no-site-rcfile
              do not load site configuration file

       --no-user-config, --no-user-rcfile
              do not load user configuration file

              show compilation options

              Global debugging settings

              set Mailutils debugging level

              show source info with debugging messages

       -?, --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.


       Report bugs to <>.


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