TODO list proposal for volunteers
gcarter at valinux.com
Mon Oct 2 03:33:54 GMT 2000
"John E. Malmberg" wrote:
> I took the liberty of reposting it on the SAMBA-VMS list.
> I do not know what YODL is, so do not know what is
> involved, or if a processor is available for OpenVMS.
A URL is located at the bottom on the samba man pages.
> I currently plan to see if I can do a quick step to
> SAMBA 2.0.7 right after to get the W2K stuff.
> Much of the work I am doing is trying to set up an
> infrastructure to produce VMS releases closer in
> synchronization with the UNIX ones. I am done coding
> the VMS specific stuff for SAMBA 2.0.6 stuff now.
> Unfortunately none of the install and other scripts
> are portable to OpenVMS. But once I get this infrastructure
> set up, it should go a lot faster.
> I have several minor cosmetic issues where values
> are reported in the wrong radix for the operating system,
> or that the fields are formatted expecting a
> smaller range of values than OpenVMS returns.
> It looks like most of theses issues can be fixed by
> allowing CONFIG.H to have defines that override the default
> formatting strings currently used in the code.
> There are also some performance issues that I want to
> investigate. Some of the things that I am seeing as I
> run the server code interactively in debug seem to be
> more costly than what they could be. Some file and I/O
> operations on OpenVMS are far more costly than on UNIX.
> I have a realtime execution profiling tool that I want
> to use. This one does not require changing the source
> code to build it in. It should tell me where the hot
> spots are in the program.
Sounds like you have you work cut out for you John. Keep
us posted. :-)
> Please also create function wrappers to be used outside
> of the DEBUG library routines to read and write the debug
> level, and other features.
> That way the debug library modules can be bound into
> a shared image.
Will put this on this list to take a look at it.
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