Re: NFS in 2.1.130??

Alan Cox (
Tue, 1 Dec 1998 15:59:51 +0000 (GMT)

> This will not work. No kind of dot-locking will work with an NFS client
> that caches data, which includes Linux 2.0.x and Linux 2.1.x, unless you

procmail style dot locking works over NFS. NFS has an atomic rename,
even though they screwed everything else up in NFSv2. Rename is the only
real NFS safe operation to use.


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