threads and VMS [Re: dce/rpc "client" api]

Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Wed Aug 23 22:24:28 GMT 2000

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> To take advantage of this you could keep the samba model of one
> smbd per connection but redesign smbd to use posix threads.
> This won't make the security context issues any different than
> in the current smbd design.

Multiple threads in the same user context might work.  If we do anything
with threads, though, we run the rist of reducing portability.  So, if we
do anything with threads we need to consider how we would isolate them 
into a special library.

Chris -)-----

Christopher R. Hertel -)-----                   University of Minnesota
crh at              Networking and Telecommunications Services

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