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This is documentation about a configuration directive, which can be placed within Movable Type’s core configuration file, mt-config.cgi, to customize the behavior of the system.

On some Windows systems, neither flock() nor link() are available, so you can’t use the default flock() locking, nor can you use the NFS-safe locking. In such cases, you can turn on the NoLocking option. Note that you should ONLY do this if your system supports nothing else—it is a last resort, because it increases the likelihood of database corruption. However, if you are the only person using the system (for example, if this is your personal server), this should not be as much of an issue.

Default value: 0 (use locking)


    NoLocking 1