SAMBA: a typo in source/locking/shmem_sysv.c

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Tue Oct 17 05:06:43 GMT 2000

Thanks Dennis,

All the locking code has been rewritten for 2.2 so this 
file does not exist anymore.  Nice catch for 2.0.7 
though. :-)

Cheers, jerry

Dennis Vshivkov wrote:
>         Hello.
>         Searching through the source while exploring 
> Samba locking subsystem, I noticed a possible typo: while 
> opening a semaphore in sysv_shm_open(), one of return 
> code checks tests a wrong id variable, instead of 
> sem_id it checks shm_id, which has not been messed with 
> yet.  Here is the patch:

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