would smbd oplock be able to use new linux mechanism for handling leases

Steve French smfltc at us.ibm.com
Wed Oct 20 19:56:22 GMT 2004

Series of patches just went in the early versions of 2.6.10-pre Linux
kernel for a new mechanism for handling nfs v4 server leases (which are
similar to our oplocks) in kernel.  Don't know the details but we should
think about whether it would be helpful to our oplocks (with minor
modifications) as well.

An example of the series of changesets is


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