[Samba] strict locking and kernel oplocks in the smb.conf

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Oct 3 17:40:13 MDT 2011

On Mon, Oct 03, 2011 at 04:38:32PM -0700, Philip Ong wrote:
> Does disabling "strict locking" cause a problem if one user is writing to the file from the local host and another user is writing to NFS via the samba share at the same time?

That will mess up any coherence in the file, over NFS or
CIFS unless the applications are written to respect each
others locks.

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