[OpenAFS] Is locking (flock) on OpenAFS reliable?
chas williams - CONTRACTOR
Tue, 5 Jul 2011 07:38:40 -0400
On Mon, 04 Jul 2011 08:52:55 -0400
Jeffrey Altman <email@example.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