[Samba] oplocks, kernel oplocks, kernel share modes, .. - how it all works?

Michael Tokarev mjt at tls.msk.ru
Fri Jan 20 09:40:57 UTC 2023

20.01.2023 12:21, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> you shouldn't locally modify files on a Samba share. This is because Samba has no way of knowing that said 
> files have been modified locally.

This defeats the whole purpose of samba as INTEROPERABILITY suite for *nix,
to begin with.

There are numerous mechanisms exists on linux to know the file has been modified,
so the statement about samba having no way of knowing that is wrong.


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