OFD ("file private") locks and NFS

Matt W. Benjamin matt at linuxbox.com
Tue Apr 29 05:40:08 MDT 2014

Hi Jeff,

Something which came up on the last Ganesha conn call is that we have
a pretty strong need for some ability to wait on a set of locks, and perhaps
receive events.  Frank Filz believed that you had made a proposal which
would cover this.  Can you elaborate on that?



----- "Jeff Layton" <jlayton at poochiereds.net> wrote:

> If we really find later that we need to do something like this, I
> think
> we'd be better off adding a new set of cmd values along with the
> "extended" struct, or possibly a new syscall. Some of the samba folks
> were interested in an async locking mechanism too, so something like
> that could be added in conjunction with such an interface.

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