Linux kernel LOCK_MAND deprecation

Christof Schmitt cs at
Mon Sep 20 17:44:51 UTC 2021

On Mon, Sep 13, 2021 at 05:46:38PM -0700, Jeremy Allison via samba-technical wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 13, 2021 at 05:07:50PM -0700, Christof Schmitt wrote:
> > 
> >
> > removes the code and does some minor cleanups in related codepath.
> > 
> > Jeremy, could you take a look? Should we keep the "kernel share modes"
> > config option? Or just remove it?
> I think we need to keep it, as on "normal" VFS backends
> we need a way to turn it off. I'll comment more on the MR:

This has landed now. Would it make sense to rename the VFS flock call to
something else like "filesystem_sharemode" or "kernel_sharemode". It has
nothing to do with "flock" at this point, so it looks confusing.


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