SV: [jcifs] BFS vs DFS

James Nord teilo at
Fri Jul 27 23:24:36 EST 2001

Allen, Michael B (RSCH) wrote:

>Please note the public jCIFS API is far from ideal for an SmbCrawler. There
>are a few advanced things that could be done to improve performance.
>3) Use threads but only one per host.
Oops,  Back to the drawing board I go ;-)

Any particular reason?  Is it just the nature of SMB and the way the 
quiries are sent?
I was thinking about this when I started my crawler, but I figured go 
multithreaded incase the files/shares where on different disks and I 
would get a speed increase ;-)


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