Subject: Is O_EXCL in open(2) broken over NFS ?
To: None <>
From: Alan C. Horn <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/23/2000 12:32:51
I recall that O_EXCL over NFS never worked right on Linux due to a race

In the NetBSD open(2) manpage I see no mention of this. Does it mean that
exclusive locks work properly across NFS in NetBSD ?

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