A unix-windows-samba sync problem
David.Collier-Brown at canada.sun.com
Fri Oct 27 18:54:55 GMT 2000
Lorenzo Corradini wrote:
> Now USER modifies with vi the text file to obtain version 1.2 (for example).
> Now if USER goes again back to the Win95 PC and opens with notepad the
> text file he still sees version 1.0.
As other folks said, oplocks.
One low-hassle way to ensure that "pc" files are
always up to date is to pretend they're on a
pc: run smbsh and edit the pathname "/smb/<serer name>/
<share name>/<file name>.
Smbsh provided a local virtual file system that
acesses all the smb servers in your workgroup via
the smb protocol, and causes oplocks to be treated
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