DOS style apps against a Samba server

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Sat Jul 29 13:30:43 GMT 2000

Richard Sharpe wrote:
> I have never been involved in this before, but someone 
> I know wants to move a DOS-based app, multi-user, from 
> a NetWare server to a Samba server.
> What are the gotcha's?

Locking is the main one I think.  Specifically, how the 
DOS app implements it's data locking to handle multiple users.
It this a database app?

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