[Gluster-devel] distributed locking
kbenson at a-1networks.com
Fri Nov 30 17:19:58 UTC 2007
Actually, it DOES support flock as long as fuse utilizes it, and the
GLFS version of fuse do (the glusterfs devs patched it in). As long as
you are using the GlusterFS version of fuse, locking should work fine.
Székelyi, are using the GlusterFS provided fuse?
Brian Taber wrote:
> I have been running Dovecot and Postfix with a 2 brick setup and posix
> locking enabled on each brick for a while with no problems. This is a
> Maildir setup... Dovecot is setup to use fcntl for locking.... remember
> that gluster does not support flock as fuse does not support it...
>> On Fri, 30 Nov 2007, Székelyi Szabolcs wrote:
>>> Everything works fine as long as I don't introduce locking, which is
>>> essential if one wishes to use the storage eg. as a backend for a mail
>> I'm sorry that I cannot answer your question, but do you have a choice in
>> what mail server to use? Those that use the Maildir format (Like for
>> example Postfix together with Courier-IMAP) does not need locking.
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