Any interest in swat enhancement

John E. Malmberg wb8tyw at
Thu Sep 7 02:34:03 GMT 2000

"Andrew Tridgell" <tridge at> write:

> > Would not a pipe to the process have the effect of queuing up the small
> > messages?
> we need all Samba processes and client utils (eg. smbstatus) to be
> able to send messages to any other part of the system. That would mean
> N^2 pipes, or a central messaging process. We don't want either.

As again I am ignorant about the abilities of UNIX pipes.

I was assuming that one receiving pipe could accept messages from any number
of sending pipes that could be temporarily opened to the receiving pipe
while the message was being sent.

That way only N number of pipes are needed.

wb8tyw at

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