[Samba] Locking Options. - ACT Database

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Sat Feb 23 15:14:03 GMT 2002

On Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 12:26:42PM -0500, Rashkae wrote:
> Oplocks should be disabled entirely on a share for multi-user database
> files.  Even if there are no problems with oplock implementation, oplock
> benefits only exist in single user files.
> Note: Disabling oplocks should not be confused with disabling file
> locking. The later is *very* important for multi-user database files....
> (And even though I greatly respect those who tell us that there are no
> known bugs with oplocks other than leaky networks, (ie, errors on the
> physical network layer and or NIC driver bugs.) and will readilty admit
> these people know *much* more than me on the subject, I personally still
> do not believe it.)

In that case, please send a *reproducible* test case :-).


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