Some deficiencies with the Samba VFS that I think need to e rectified ...

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Wed Dec 11 23:58:00 MST 2013

On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 09:49:14AM -0800, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> OK, but to properly evaluate sharing conflicts you need both the
> ACCESS_MASK and the SHARE_MODE at the time of evaluation ...
> It is possible to do today but not clean.

I'd be fine with adding a separate VFS call replacing the
FLOCK call (or just rename that and mess with it). We've
named it after the flock syscall for some historic reason,
but I think that no longer has any deeper meaning. In that
new call we can certainly pass down the required


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