[Samba] A samba locking question

Mike Fedyk mfedyk at matchmail.com
Fri Feb 20 05:00:41 GMT 2004

Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> oplocks do not override fcntl locks - but clients that have successfully
> gained an oplock might not ask for an SMB lock, and therefore Samba
> might not attempt to gain the matching fcntl() lock.

Would "strict locking" avoid that locking hole by setting the fcntl lock 
upon giving an oplock?

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