[Samba] Re: How Samba let us down
mlh at zip.com.au
Fri Oct 25 03:45:01 GMT 2002
On Thu, Oct 24, 2002 at 08:15:08PM -0500, Steve Langasek wrote:
> Ah, but it doesn't really matter *what* the value of kernel oplocks is,
> if you don't have kernel support for oplocks. :) The only other option
My bad, I was confusing options 'op locks' and 'kernel op locks'
Still, it would be nice for it to report 'not applicable' or sumtin.
> .... given that it's only
> an issue if you have multiple applications competing for a file without
> knowing anything about one another's locking conventions -- pretty bad
> situation to be in, no matter what...
Well, my specific example (which I noticed you avoided oooo :-)
was two sambas sharing the same files:
You're not alone, everyone is ducking this question :-)
Here it is again, just in case:
Excellent, so two otherwise separate Sambas, say,
with oplocking off and strict locking
on would play nicely together if sharing the same
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