threads and VMS [Re: dce/rpc "client" api]
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at nts.umn.edu
Wed Aug 23 22:24:28 GMT 2000
[Charset iso-8859-1 unsupported, filtering to ASCII...]
> 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.
Christopher R. Hertel -)----- University of Minnesota
crh at nts.umn.edu Networking and Telecommunications Services
Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them
with your hands...you choose them as your guides, and following
them you will reach your destiny. --Carl Schultz
More information about the samba-technical