Oplock support for BSD?

Christopher R. Hertel crh at nts.umn.edu
Mon Jun 25 22:42:25 GMT 2001

> "John E. Malmberg" wrote:
> > 
> > Does anything other than SAMBA use LINUX Oplocks?
> Not currently, but it's a nice general API that would work
> for many other distributed filesystems. Probably won't work
> for NFSv4 though, as they implemented time-based leases.

John's idea of using the Linux API when implementing OpLocks on other 
platforms makes sense.

Jeremy:  you say that the API might not work with NFSv4.  I assume that 
         you mean that the API will not benefit NFSv4, but do you 
         anticipate any conflicts that might cause the API to change or

Chris -)-----

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