Deadlock detection on file locking is broken on Linux Kernel 5.0.x

Andreas Schneider asn at
Thu Mar 21 14:52:09 UTC 2019

On Wednesday, March 20, 2019 6:41:31 PM CET Andreas Schneider via samba-
technical wrote:
> Hello,
> tdbtorture fails on Linux Kernel 5.0.2 which means that the latest changes
> to file locking have a regression.
> So better don't run Samba on a Linux 5.0.x Kernel right now. Jeff Layton
> started to look into the issue.
> I guess tdbtorture should be part of the Kernel testsuite :-)

Here is the Kernel bug which includes a fix:

Andreas Schneider                      asn at
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