[Samba] SMBMount Not Recognizing File Locks
abartlet at samba.org
Sat Feb 14 22:34:22 GMT 2004
On Fri, 2004-02-13 at 03:39, Bob McLaren wrote:
> I'm trying to set up a "dropbox" application that will monitor a
> directory for newly created files and process them. The problem I am
> having is that my linux process is not recognizing that a file is
> still being written to by another server.
> I have reviewed the manpage for smb.conf and their are plenty of
> directives that manage file locking. But they all seem to pertain to
> the SMBD Server, not the client.
smbfs does not support locking. The CIFS VFS does however, and is
included in the 2.6 linux kernel, or as a patch to 2.4.
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
http://samba.org http://build.samba.org http://hawkerc.net
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