David Disseldorp ddiss at
Wed Nov 30 04:27:58 MST 2011

On Tue, 29 Nov 2011 11:07:54 -0800
Jeremy Allison <jra at> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 03:27:59PM +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > Right. But the problem is that the Samba Team has given the
> > promise to keep this library up to date forever, an
> > important OEM is using it in a proprietary product. So we
> > are pretty stuck here unfortunately.
> Why don't we wait to hear from the important OEM..

I raised this issue with the OES team, Solai (cc'ed) provided the
response shown below...

Cheers, David

On Tue, 29 Nov 2011 23:47:47 -0700
"Solaiyappan Perichiappan" <psolaiyappan at> wrote:

> Hi,
> Novell File access protocols implementation like NCP, CIFS and AFP uses to place share mode locks in the locking.tdb for cross protocol lockings. 
> Currently we are statically linking to the library provided by novell-oes-samba-libsmbsharemodes0 package.
> We are still using the ABIs provided by libsmbsharemodes package and if locking.tdb is going to get changed, probably we might have to accommodate the new set of changes as well (hope there will be a new set of ABIs for that, otherwise we might have to implement a new one from scratch).
> Regards,
> Solai

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