Any interest in swat enhancement

Andrew Tridgell tridge at
Thu Sep 7 01:37:11 GMT 2000

> 	You either duplicate the messages on send, or keep
> 	a reference count.  

I was planning on duplicating on send, as I think the vast majority of
messages sent through the system will only have one destination. The
broadcast messages will be fairly infrequent for the sorts of uses I
imagine for this system. 

As David says, multiple send is much simpler to implement and
simplicity is a very good design goal for an initial implementation.

I was planning on a wrapper function that does a broadcast, just to
make it more convenient for those few places that need broadcast, but
all that function will do is loop over all smbd processes (at least

Cheers, Tridge

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