Subject: Re: NFS locking
To: None <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/29/1998 22:49:55
On Wed, Jul 29, 1998 at 03:39:40PM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Chris Jones writes:
> > How difficult/complicated is the locking protocol?
> It is undocumented, to begin with.

Well, not quite, look at

This includes the NLM protocols as well as NFS & mount. This, together
with the patches Terry Lambert made available a while ago, makes
implementing a fully functional lockd possible. It's not particularly
hard, someone just needs to actually have the patience and time to do it.

- Frank