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

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Oct 21 18:11:26 GMT 2004

On Wed, Oct 20, 2004 at 02:56:22PM -0500, Steve French wrote:
> 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.

What does the userlevel interface look like ? What extra features does
it provide ?


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