Jeremy Allison jra at
Thu Dec 6 08:59:11 GMT 2001

On Thu, Dec 06, 2001 at 08:46:48AM -0800, Simo Sorce wrote:
> No, samba is not multithread and probably will never be.
> Anyway it is multitask and behave really well on SMP systems.

Just in case anyone thinks this is dogma, not practice,
there was an excellent IBM paper presented at the CIFS
conference (I don't think it's available on the Web though)
showing how a per-user-daemon smbd beat the tar out of a
multi-threaded implementation performance and scalability



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