Redhat comments with upcoming release of 2.2.1

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Thu May 17 16:41:17 GMT 2001

On Thu, 17 May 2001, Shirish Kalele wrote:

> I assume you mean we build dfs into samba by default. Would it be
> better to make --with-msdfs the default and leave people with the
> option to not compile it if they don't want to? With dfs compiled in,
> even with "host msdfs" set to no, every path lookup will slow down
> ever so slightly to make this check.

OK.  That is what I was looking for.  We can leave is disabled
by default.  I didn't see the code which would have caused
a performance hit. But I didn't look all that hard actually. :-)

Thanks for the info.

Cheers, jerry
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