Subject: NFS locking
To: NetBSD User's Discussion List <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/18/2004 23:48:46
On Sat, Dec 18, 2004 at 02:44:18PM -0500, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> I've shared that [bookmarks] file across NFS for some time now, and
> have used it between at least i386 and alpha, though I can't say that
> I've ever tried adding a bookmark at _exactly_ the same time from two
> different hosts.  I would expect the normal NFS locking problems to
> prevail and the file to be clobbered.

I would expect that locking over NFS would work; it worked under ultrix
10 years ago.  I'm honestly quite surprised NetBSD doesn't support it.

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