SUMMARY: Strange Samba/NT compatibility issue
leo at amcorp.com.au
Sun Jun 18 23:37:19 GMT 2000
Thanks to David Collier-Brown who pointed me to the oplocks setting,
what was needed was the following:-
oplocks = off
From: David Collier-Brown [mailto:David.Collier-Brown at canada.sun.com]
Sent: Thursday, 15 June 2000 22:54
To: Leo Kliger
Subject: re: Strange Samba/NT compatibility issue
You just got caught by cleint-side caching.
If you regularly update files from the Unix side, do one of
use smbsh (requires recompiling --with-smbwrappers)
turn of oplocks on the share/veto oplocks on the files
Oplocks are locks used to allow the clients to cache files
and directories locally, if no-one else is using them. Unix
(other then SGI Irix!) don't support them.
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