goldmine - anyone using it with 2.2a3?

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Tue Apr 10 13:36:24 GMT 2001

On Tue, 10 Apr 2001 07:48:21 kat wrote:
> Later they came back and asked if Linux/samba did locking 
> -- I said  yes (I had level 2 locks turned on) They said to 
> turn then off.  I did --  problem is worse.

level II oplocks allow a client to dowgrade an exclusive
(read/write) lock to a read only lock.  Shouldn't have really 
been an issue here.  If you set locking = no, then that would 
have been bad.

> Bottom line, is anyone else running an app like this off 
> a samba server  where the app does the record locking but 
> seems to lose it's mind now and  then?  For what it is worth, 
> the previous version we had (4.0 -- now we are at 5.5) did 
> not have any of these problems... You would think the
> vendor  would get a clue.

Kat,  Can you recreate this against the latest Samba 2.2. code?

Cheers, jerry
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