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SubjectRe: Question about leases
On Tue, Aug 27, 2002 at 02:35:17PM +1000, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> > As far as I figured out process holding a lease is notified when other
> > process opens the leased file. But I am still not sure how the leases
> > should then be released and how the process knows which lease was broken
> > (struct siginfo does not seem to have union member for that case).
> To release a lease, you use fcntl(fd, F_SETLEASE, F_UNLCK). The file
> descriptor of the file that the lease is on is returned in the
> siginfo structure.

One more question. Does the siginfo contain information weather is's
read or write that the other process attempted? And does it contain the
operation type for directory notifications?

Jan 'Bulb' Hudec <>
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