[Samba] file locking

sharif islam sharif.islam at gmail.com
Fri Mar 4 21:31:33 GMT 2005

On Fri, 4 Mar 2005 13:23:31 -0800, Mitch (WebCob) <mitch at webcob.com> wrote:
> What about editors like "Joe" - when I run it on two terminals to access the
> same file, the second (and subsequent attempts) show read only...
> Admittedly that's probably FILE locking - not more granular like region
> based etc - but certainly appriate with logs of windows apps like notepad,
> dreamweaver etc?

I think this is editor specific. I get the same warning in vi if I
open the same file in vi. But say if I open one in vi then in gedit,
the latter doesn't warn me. But If I change something in gedit and go
back to vi, vi warns me that "the file has been changed since

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