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
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