[Samba] Re: How Samba let us down

jra at dp.samba.org jra at dp.samba.org
Thu Oct 24 06:39:05 GMT 2002

On Thu, Oct 24, 2002 at 07:34:19AM +0200, Walter Mautner wrote:

> As far as I know, "oplocks" are extensions to common file locks.
>  In fact, whenever a oplock is set, also a conventional lock
> request is sent to the underlying non-smb locking system, and only
> if this one doesn't report it as already occupied, samba can give
>  away oplocks. From my knowl^belly oplocks just make the difference
>  to clients in the manner how local file caching can be handled.

No, I'm afraid this is completely incorrect, sorry. I'll post something
on the difference tomorrow, as it's nearly midnight here (US Pacific
time) and I need to get to bed I'm afraid :-).


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