DOS: Clients can freeze other clients smbd
davecb at canada.sun.com
Tue Aug 31 16:38:57 GMT 1999
Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > Hmmm. Why does this change improve things ? I remember
> > debugging one performance problem in the Vantive daemon where
> > the cost of doing the system calls to set/unset the alarm and
> > attendent signal handler were massively eating CPU.
> You might be right, I just start with the removal of all blocking
On Suns, poll(2) is considered the "best" interface,
for generality and speed, immediately followed by
select(3), distantly followed by signaling schemes.
Select, of course, is more portable than poll.
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