[OpenAFS] Opening files read-only when another process has a
Matt W. Benjamin
Fri, 18 Mar 2011 09:48:58 -0400 (EDT)
Mandatory enforcement is the defined behavior for byte-range locks on Windows. Since you are testing on Windows, you are seeing the Windows behavior. The same lock would be interpreted as advisory on a Unix client.
----- "Thomas Smith" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Is it possible to open files read-only when another process has a
> write-lock? I found the following information regarding 1.5.20.
> Many applications on Windows (e.g. Microsoft Office) require
> the use of byte range locks
> applied to a file either to protect against simultaneous file
> access or as a signaling mechanism.
> ~ Tom
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