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rtaft 12-30-2003 12:02 PM

File locking over Samba
I'm using samba, and I have multiple OS's accessing files, including a program on the server itself. When the file is being sent over samba, I want it to be locked so the server's program can't read it. Once transfer is complete, it releases the lock and the server can read it. Likewise, I need the server to lock the file when it is reading it so no clients can modify the file while it's being read.

My main questions are:

How would I do this (any language)?
Can this even be done over Samba from a Windows client AND Linux client?

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