[Pvfs2-users] Question about behavior of locking (or lack of it)
robl at mcs.anl.gov
Fri Jan 4 11:01:24 EST 2008
On Fri, Jan 04, 2008 at 12:01:50AM -0800, Murali Vilayannur wrote:
> > I know that PVFS2 does not support locking and understand the
> > benefits of this design. However, I have a question about what
> > happens to file writes for contiguous, non-overlapping writes.
> I think Avery has patches to support locking at the file/byte range level.
> I am not sure if they are in some private branch though and it is
> likely they may
> need some additional work to integrate with the VFS...Avery, Rob?
for the curious, that work lives in 'version-lock-actual-branch'
Thanks for the detailed answer, Murali!
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