The Corel Wine LockFile code

Uwe Bonnes bon at
Sun Nov 4 15:59:48 CST 2001

>>>>> "Bill" == Medland, Bill <Bill.Medland at> writes:

    Bill> Just enquiring. Why isn't the CorelWine locking code in the Wine
    Bill> tree? Is it merely because no-one has had the time, need or desire
    Bill> or is there something unacceptable about the way that they did it?

Sometimes because nobody cares, and sometimes because it's an inacceptable
hack or it doesn't fit into Wine's architure any more.

Adapt the patch to cvs-wine, check if it still does what it is supposed to
do, post a patch and await reactions.

    Bill> (Also as a side issue it appears to me that it isn't going to work
    Bill> if the file is on a Windows machine because it looks to me like
    Bill> the fcntl stuff doesn't get handled by smbfs; any comments?)


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