Oplock timing issue.

David Collier-Brown davecb at canada.sun.com
Thu Jun 7 17:28:59 GMT 2001

Michael Sweet wrote:
> Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > ...
> > I take it this is on a Linux 2.4 kernel ? The EAGAIN error
> > is not usual for a standard open() call. Can you confirm this
> > please ?
> Both IRIX and Linux (at least) can return EAGAIN on regular files:
>      EAGAIN The file exists, O_CREAT or O_TRUNC are specified,
>             mandatory file/record locking is set, and there are
>             outstanding record locks on the file [see chmod(2)].

	This is a superset of the Posix spec, which only 
            The path argument names the slave side  of  a  pseudo-
            terminal device that is locked.
	(stolen from the Solaris man page)

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