fcntl F_SETLKW64 failing on Solaris

Tristan Ball tristanb at vsl.com.au
Wed Jan 9 16:24:02 GMT 2002

> Just a warning - using --with-spinlocks can be very dangerous. If a smbd
> process abends holding a spinlock, all the smbd's will have to be
> and the tdb cleared to remove it.
> The same won't happen with fcntl tdb's.
> Just a little touch of paranoia.... :-).

Click! Of course. Yes, we've seen this, but it hadn't clicked what the
problem was. Bugger, thats enough of a reason for me to remove spinlocks.
Pitty, because it really does seem to perform better.



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