kernel support for open share modes
jra at samba.org
Mon Feb 7 17:54:05 GMT 2005
On Sun, Feb 06, 2005 at 10:55:56AM -0500, David Collier-Brown wrote:
> Out of sheer unadulterated curiosity, is there a reason for
> using flock on Linux and not on other Unixes? I do recollect
> the O(n^4) problem on Solaris (:-)), but wonder if other
> Unices had bad behaviors as well.
It's not a normal flock call. It's a special interface into
the kernel just for this purpose. I don't think other UNIXes
have the "LOCK_MAND" constant. :-).
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