SAMBA 2.0.6 / Module open.c Enhancment needed.

Jeremy Allison jeremy at
Tue Feb 29 19:22:01 GMT 2000

"John E. Malmberg" wrote:
> In my implementation of fcntl(), all locks held by a file descriptor are
> released when the file descriptor is closed.  This corresponds to the way
> that the OpenVMS native file locking works.

Yes, this is the sane way to do it. Unfortunately, POSIX is not
sane in this regard :-(. As POSIX is our primary platform, then
we need to take account of its peculiarities I'm afraid.


	Jeremy Allison,
	Samba Team.
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