[Samba] shared files not locked -> samba culprit or clients?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Oct 17 16:46:42 GMT 2003

On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 06:10:35PM +0200, Tom Lazar wrote:
> hello,
> i have a question concerning the locking feature of samba (both 2.2.8 
> and 3.0.0) that i haven't found answered in the documentation. at this 
> point i am not sure, whether it's a bug in samba, the client 
> applications or simply a misunderstanding of the locking feature itself 
> on my part - at any rate it's a pressing problem, as my clients are 
> losing both their data as well as their faith in the server!

This was a bug in 3.0.0, has been fixed in the 3.0.1 CVS tree
and in the 3.0.1 pre release.
I posted the patch on this list, sorry for the problem. If you
can't find it in the archives (look for "read only Excel file")
mail me and I'll look it up.


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