kernel support for open share modes

David Collier-Brown davec-b at
Mon Feb 7 23:07:14 GMT 2005

Jeremy Allison wrote:
> 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. :-).

	Aha!  A fast lock with compatible semantics, then.

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