The lack of byte range locking
Michael B Allen
mba2000 at ioplex.com
Tue Apr 13 00:55:20 GMT 2004
Richard Sharpe said:
> I have been doing some testing with byte range locking turned off and it
> seems that quite a lot of activity on a Windows client can tolerate the
> lack of byte range locking (get back NOT_IMPLEMENTED).
> Does anyone know of any applications, apart from those that try to
> coordinate sharing between two or more users, that would fail with byte
> range locking turned off?
Anyone can use the LockFile and LockFileEx functions. Such applications
are probably not common but certainly they exist.
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