byte range locking

David Collier-Brown davecb at
Fri Jan 14 15:14:14 GMT 2000

Jeremy wrote:
> I don't think you can entirely remove all the hacks as we still
> need to set POSIX lock ranges on the extents locked in Samba
> (mangling as neccessary). 

Andrew replied:
| we can certainly remove most of the hacks. For posix lock
| compatibility I plan the following (that part isn't written yet)

	This looks like it should mostly apply to 32-bit OSs without
	large file support:  the new range is a signed 64-bit number.
	Of course, we don't know if we can use all 31 bits (;-))

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