Gerald Carter gcarter at
Tue Apr 10 21:22:28 GMT 2001

On Tue, 10 Apr 2001, jonathan bright wrote:

> hi samba gurus.
> the way that the oplock/share_mode stuff is handled in
> open_file_shared() is inconvenient for a project that i am working on.
> i would like to move this processing to a centralized locking server,
> and have each smbd process make RPC calls to this server, waiting for
> an acknowledgement when the open is complete.

I'm looking at the possibility of moving all locking code below
the VFS layer so you could implement it however you wanted. :-)
Just in design stages right now.

Cheers, jerry
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