[Samba] Re: How Samba let us down

Steve Langasek vorlon at netexpress.net
Fri Oct 25 08:04:08 GMT 2002

On Fri, Oct 25, 2002 at 01:44:03PM +1000, Matthew Hannigan wrote:

> Well, my specific example (which I noticed you avoided oooo :-)
> was two sambas sharing the same files:
> You're not alone, everyone is ducking this question :-)

> Here it is again, just in case:

> 	Excellent, so two otherwise separate Sambas, say,
> 	with oplocking off and strict locking
> 	on would play nicely together if sharing the same
> 	files.

If oplock support is disabled, yes, you can expect two Samba
installations to play nicely with locks on the same set of files.  If
oplocking is enabled, it might also be possible to make them behave,
though this would at least require some symlink magic.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer
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