widelinks && performance

Alexandre Oliva oliva at dcc.unicamp.br
Wed Apr 14 11:43:43 GMT 1999

On Apr 14, 1999, Tim Potter <Tim.Potter at anu.edu.au> wrote:

> Andrew Tridgell writes:
> [naughty mindcraft survey stuff]

>> On OSes that don't have the O_NOFOLLOW option it will be hard to make
>> either option fast, unless someone else has a smart idea.

> Is it possible to run the smb daemon in a chroot() environment?
> Logging and locking might be a problem though.  Hmm...

Not if we fork() a process, chroot() only the child, that starts to
listen to requests, while it uses a pipe to its parent to request for
logging and locking.

Alexandre Oliva http://www.dcc.unicamp.br/~oliva IC-Unicamp, Brasil
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