Fresh patch for Solaris

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Mon Aug 11 16:51:50 CEST 2008

Sorry for the comment at the end of my prevous email, got your
emails in reverse order here :-)

>> Doesn't Solaris have fcntl(F_SETLK) as mandated by POSIX ?

>Ah, good catch.  That wasn't a patch for Solaris.  It was for Linux.   
>We've run into some issues with flock being more reliable than fcntl  
>on Linux under high concurrency environments. 

We're not even remotely close to concurrency, so I'd prefer to stick
with fcntl until we see any actual problems.

>> Is there a reason to name the shared object .so instead of .o or is it
>> just cosmetics ?
>The Sun Studio toolchain barfs on the .o.  It "knows better" [...]

Ok, fair enough.

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