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Re: working copy on NFS

From: Daniel Berlin <dberlin_at_dberlin.org>
Date: 2005-12-15 15:31:52 CET

On Thu, 2005-12-15 at 08:27 -0600, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> Right. There are a lot of lousy NFS implementations out there, and a
> lot of good ones too. And some admins know how to properly administer
> 'statd' and 'lockd', and some don't. If those daemons are working
> properly, it actually allows filesystem locking to work ok. (I'm
> running a working copy on NFS with no problems.)
>

But we use magic lock files specifically so nfs locking doesn't have to
work.

If we are going to rely on NFS locking working, why aren't we just using
apr_file_lock?

--Dan

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