Oplocks vs Share Modes in Samba 3

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Jul 6 03:07:34 GMT 2005

On Tue, Jul 05, 2005 at 03:13:43PM +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> Right now I'm trying to find the reason why the handling of waiting for oplock
> break requests in Samba3 is so radically different from delaying sharing
> violations. Is it only history?

Yep. Years of it :-).

> Given that delayed share modes are now
> implemented correctly wrt signing etc, why not convert the oplock code to that
> mode of operation as well? To me that seems quite a bit simpler.

Maybe - can we get a release out there using the new open code first please ?
There are several years of tuning in that oplock code I'd be loath to just
ditch immediately without lots of testing :-).


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