[PATCH] flock() files even with a permissive share mode.

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri Feb 8 15:56:55 UTC 2019

On Fri, Feb 08, 2019 at 03:52:59PM +0000, Tom Talpey wrote:
> Nobody has mentioned the byte-range lock overlap behavior. Is that not
> relevant here?
> Posix merges locks on overlapping byte ranges, while Windows stacks them.
> That has proven awkward to support on Unix, in the past.

Samba has a scary mapping layer for that, so I hope it's not a real
issue for kernel/NFS interop.


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