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Re: RFC: [PATCH hurd 1/6] Add file record locking support: libfshelp_rlo

From: Svante Signell
Subject: Re: RFC: [PATCH hurd 1/6] Add file record locking support: libfshelp_rlock.patch
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2016 10:16:59 +0100

On Mon, 2016-02-08 at 23:33 +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Svante Signell, on Mon 08 Feb 2016 12:51:42 +0100, wrote:
> > 1) Locks are inherited by fork, they should not. Test program: libfshelp-
> > tests/fork.c
> As I mentioned previously, this should be fine for now.
> > 2) The pid of a conflicting process locking a file is not returned.
> Similarly, we can make GETLK return ENOSYS in glibc for now, that should
> be fine for now, as long as we already introduce in the RPC API the
> token needed for:
> > Both problems will be solved by implementation of the
> > proc_user_identify/proc_server_identify RPCs with corresponding adjustments
> > to
> > the code in this patch. 

I didn't really grok your reply here:
Do you really mean I should update the glibc patch to return ENOSYS for GETLK
and that we can implement proc_user_identify/proc_server_identify RPCs and fix
the remaining issues for file record locking later on?

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