win 2000

Jeremy Allison jeremy at
Wed Sep 20 18:02:14 GMT 2000

David Collier-Brown wrote:
>         I've looked at the mechanisms in Samba and, IMHO
>         1) it can be improved somewhat
>         2) it **might** be overkill
>         3) the system could do it better.

Check out the changes in Samba 2.2.0/HEAD to do this
via an fcntl/POSIX realtime signal based mechanism (Linux
kernel patch available).

This is a nice clean interface that Solaris would do well
(IMHO) to adopt.


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