Subject: Re: NFS locking
To: Aaron J. Grier <>
From: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/19/2004 10:00:07
On Sat, 18 Dec 2004, Aaron J. Grier wrote:

> 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.

Um... NetBSD supports it.
You just have to start lockd...


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