CIFS/SMB resource deadlock
Sat, 07 Sep 2002 23:09:56 -0700
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>>>>> "T" == trevor <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>>>> wrote the following on Sat, 7 Sep 2002 14:21:11 -0500 (CDT)
T> I have only one additional concern with rdiff-backup. It has to
T> do with exclusive write-locks on Windows shares. Mainly MS
T> Outlook files.
T> This seems to cause rdiff-backup to die when it reaches those
T> files with a "resource deadlock avoided" error.
T> I was wondering if instead of dying you could issue an error and
T> continue starting with the next file.
What is the error message? Is it an OSError/IOError type EDEADLK (#35
on my system)? rdiff-backup continues on some errors (like permission
denied, file no longer exists, etc.) and exits prematurely on others.
It shouldn't be hard to add EDEADLK to the list...
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