Strange oplock behaviour

David Collier-Brown David.Collier-Brown at Sun.COM
Tue Oct 11 17:12:06 GMT 2005

  Can one of the doc team add this as an FAQ? It would be
cool if Google and the Samba search for this symptom
would return "an insane issue with VC++"

--dave (:-)) c-b

Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 11, 2005 at 11:45:49AM +0200, Beschorner Daniel wrote:
>>For many samba releases I have a MS Visual C++ project that is unable to
>>compile on a samba share under certain cases:
>>W2K SP3, oplocks enabled (on client side) -> works
>>W2K SP4, oplocks disabled -> works
>>XP RTM, oplocks enabled -> works
>>XP SP2, oplocks disabled -> works
>>W2K SP4, oplocks enabled -> fails
>>XP SP2, oplocks enabled -> fails
>>If the precompiled header file is enabled an internal compiler error is
>>thrown (you will find reports from others in newsgroups).
> Actually I know *exactly* what this problem is :-).
> It's an insane issue with VC++. To fix it, change the parameter :
> "allocation roundup size = 0"
> on the share in question and VC++ will stop crashing. Crazy,
> but there you go. Microsoft have been informed of this issue
> and have declined to fix it (but remember, they're committed
> to interoperability, right ! :-).
> Jeremy.

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