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Andrew Laurence atlauren at mac.com
Mon Jul 31 12:06:40 EDT 2006

At 4:18 PM -0400 7/28/06, John Madden wrote:
>  > Sorry, please bear with my ignorance, I'm not very informed about NFS,
>>  but what's wrong with locking against a real block device?
>NFS is a file sharing protocol that doesn't provide full locking
>semantics the way block devices do.

Has Cyrus been tested against NFSv4?  My understanding is that NFSv4 
"fixes" all the locking issues.  The legends of NFS' insufficient 
locking continue, but I can only assume they refer to <=NFSv3.


Andrew Laurence
atlauren at uci.edu

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