Redhat comments with upcoming release of 2.2.1

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Thu May 17 16:43:04 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.

btw....I'm curious why the path check will be slower even with
host msdfs = no.  I'll dig through the code and look when I get a chance.
In my mind, the cost should be conditional to the 'host msdfs' being
enabled.  Otherwise the symlinks will be treated normally.


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