[Samba] A samba locking question

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Feb 4 09:45:30 GMT 2004

On Wed, 2004-02-04 at 20:29, Patrik Gustavsson wrote:
> Hi,
> If I get this wright is that Samba will not use
> a direct call to fcnl() to lock the file.
> IE:
> If a PC open a file and do lock that file, will that
> lock be propagated so other application on the server can see that
> file is locked by calling fcntl().


Samba will, to the best of it's ability, use fcntl() locks to indicate
SMB locks to other applications (be they local unix apps, or NFS clients

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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