Seems BeOS has neither fcntl nor lockf

Allen Reese allen at
Mon Jan 3 16:29:03 GMT 2000

Yes there are workarounds.   If you want I can look around and find them
out.  I have run into this before and worked around it.  now also
remember that sockets are not file descriptors. ;)

Allen Reese
Senior Software Engineer
Driversoft, Inc.
allen at
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On Mon, 3 Jan 2000, Richard Sharpe wrote:

> Hi,
> I have investigated further, and the Samba configure script for 2.0.6 is
> having problems with fcntl under BeOS.  It seems to return -1 for everything.
> It also seems that lockf is not implemented.
> Is there any other way to work around this with Samba or am I SOL?
> Regards
> -------
> Richard Sharpe, sharpe at, Master Linux Administrator :-),
> Samba (Team member,, Ethereal (Team member,
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