[OpenAFS] Is locking (flock) on OpenAFS reliable?

chas williams - CONTRACTOR chas@cmf.nrl.navy.mil
Tue, 5 Jul 2011 07:38:40 -0400

On Mon, 04 Jul 2011 08:52:55 -0400
Jeffrey Altman <jaltman@your-file-system.com> wrote:

> As far as I am aware, the 1.4.x exclusive lock processing on UNIX is
> broken in that it does not properly ensure that file data modified under
> the lease, the file server will release the lock.  If a file server lock
> is lost and the client cannot re-obtain it under the same data version,
> the client must invalidate the file descriptor to prevent potential data
> corruption from occurring.

should this in the afs wiki?  under the usage faq section w/ regard to