Any reason why "kernel oplocks" is a global param?

Jeremy Allison jra at
Mon Aug 28 15:33:10 GMT 2006

On Mon, Aug 28, 2006 at 11:49:49AM +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> Is there any reason for this? Couldn't there be file systems
> that do support oplocks where some others don't? NFS vs
> local for example?

It was easier to code up that way originally :-).

Actually, as we deal with all the messages in a central
place all that per-share kernel oplocks mean is that
we don't ask for them.....

Should be an easy change now.

Go for it !


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