fctnl(F_SETSIG) no longer works in 2.6.17, does in 2.6.16.
From: Beschorner Daniel
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 01:39:32 EST
>>> static void lease_release_private_callback(struct file_lock *fl)
>>> if (!fl->fl_file)
>>> => fl->fl_file->f_owner.signum = 0;
>> Why should the lease cleanup code be resetting f_owner.signum? That
>> looks wrong.
>> Stephen, I think this line of code predates the CITI changes. Do you
>> know who added it and why?
>Because when the original code was written, it was only called when we
>a fcntl(F_SETLEASE, F_UNLCK) call. The code got moved incorrectly and
Does somebody have a patch for this issue? It breaks one important
application (Samba) in its default configuration.
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/