Subject: Re: RFC: client-side NFS locking
To: None <email@example.com>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/04/2006 17:34:18
> > I desperately need NFS client-side locking on our (math.uni-bonn.de)
> > mail servers. I was so happy they're running NetBSD now, but still no
> > NFS locking in 3.0 or current. After a plea to ws@ to port what's in
> > FreeBSD failed with ENOTIME, I spent most of a weekend reading a thick
> > book with a red cover featuring a funny creature carrying a fork, phoned
> > ws umpteen times the following weeks and wrote something you can find at
> > http://www.math.uni-bonn.de/people/ef/nfslock.tar.gz. The tarball contains
> > a file full of patches and several new files. I effectively split
> > lockd_lock.c into lock_server.c and lock_common.c, added some lines to them
> > and a new lock_client.c---plus a kernel part or course. It's all quite
> > different from what BSDI/FreeBSD does.
do you still have interests to work on this?