[jcifs] Do we use OpLocks?

Michael B. Allen miallen at eskimo.com
Tue May 7 05:08:05 EST 2002

On Mon, 6 May 2002 11:26:17 -0500
Christopher R.Hertel <crh at ubiqx.mn.org> wrote:

> Mike,
> At the Samba Conference, Jeremy asked if jCIFS excersizes oplocks at
> all.  I wasn't completely sure, but I answered that most uses of jCIFS
> were short-term connections (file transfers, directory lookups,
> etc.).  Oplocks are useful primarily when you have a mounted filesystem,
> and are using remote files as local files.
> Anyway, if any of that is wrong I'd like to clear it up.

No. You're reasoning is right-on. There just hasn't been a demand. It
would be a fun thing to fool around with though.


May The Source be with you.

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