LockFile() and UnlockFile() are working
tony_lambregts at telusplanet.net
Fri Mar 21 19:59:08 CST 2003
Paul McNett wrote:
> On Friday 21 March 2003 05:07 pm, Bill Medland wrote:
>> The Samba server does the right thing, so host the file on unix/linux.
> Ok, let me get this straight. If I host the file on Linux using Samba, and
> connect to it using mixed Windows and Linux/Wine clients, the locking
> should be respected all around?
> If so, then that's completely acceptable. For me, anyway.
> So... where is the failing exactly? Windows SMB clients connecting to
> Windows SMB servers respect locks just fine. Windows SMB clients
> connecting to Linux Samba shares respect locks just fine (I've been doing
> this for years). Is the problem with the smbclient then? Sorry, I'm a
> layperson when it comes to all this lowlevel stuff...
That would seem to be the case. I saw a announcement has a new maintainer so
maybe even this is not a long term problem
> The smbfs filesystem The smbfs filesystem is a mountable SMB filesystem for
> Linux. It does not run on any other systems.
> Up until recently smbfs has not been maintained as nobody in the Samba Team
> used it. This has now changed, and Andrew Tridgell tridge at linuxcare.com
> has taken over maintainence.
> A new release of smbmount will be in the 2.0.6 release of Samba.
Samba 2.0.6 was released Mon Oct 21 16:11:25 2002
So.... Maybe we should droup him a line...
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