MS mail shared folders
eauth at softsys.co.at
Thu Sep 18 17:20:59 GMT 1997
Thank you for your hint. I have upgraded to 1.9.17 to test
MS mail shared folders, with sharing, locking enabled and
with "fake oplocks = yes".
MS mail seems to work, but a lot of other things that worked
before (1.9.16) didn't work anymore:
Word 6.0 couldn't save documents, Visual C++ 4.0
reported sharing violations, and changes to files could
only be saved at the second attempt. So I returned to my
original configuration, without fake oplocks. Now everything
seems to work fine.
My question is: If an application uses opportunistic locking,
is it necessary to turn fake oplocks on ? Or are "fake oplocks"
just here for optimization?
On Freitag, 12. September 1997 16:46, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton[SMTP:lkcl at switchboard.net] wrote:
> 1.9.17 has proper locking support (1.9.16 doesn't).
> so it should work ok.
> On Fri, 12 Sep 1997, Erwin Authried wrote:
> > Who has experience with MS mail with shared folders on
> > a samba drive? I can remember that somebody reported
> > problems with locking. Is it sufficient to turn fake oplocks
> > on, or are there still unsolved problems?
> > -Erwin
> > --
> > Erwin Authried Softwareentwicklung und Systemdesign
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