[Samba] Re: How Samba let us down

Matthew Hannigan mlh at zip.com.au
Thu Oct 24 01:41:05 GMT 2002

On Wed, Oct 23, 2002 at 02:14:41PM -0700, Marc Jacobsen wrote:
> [ ... ]
> Similarly, record locks and share mode locks from SMB clients are both 
> ignored by NFS clients/other UNIX processes (with the possible exception 
> of newer Linux systems, they might actually enforce share mode locks). 
> In theory this could also cause corruption, although in practice it is 
> almost never an issue.

I have read in the docs that Samba locks and Unix locks
_DO_ notice each other, with the caveats that Unix lock
daemons are sometimes buggy and that Unix locks can only
lock the first 2^31 bytes of a file.

Please tell me that they do in fact notice each other.


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