[OpenAFS] file locking

Mike Fedyk mfedyk@matchmail.com
Wed, 21 Apr 2004 16:10:06 -0700

Russ Allbery wrote:
> David Bear <David.Bear@asu.edu> writes:
>>I supposed I should qualify this by asking for the type of file
>>locking that windows clients have come to expect.. I don't really care
>>about byte range locking,
> The kind of locking that Windows clients have come to expect is byte-range
> locking.  It may not manifest itself that way, but that's what Windows is
> actually doing as I understand it.

I think windows either locks all of the bytes on open or has a shortcut 
flag that "locks the file"...