sendfile() in samba?
Cole, Timothy D.
timothy_d_cole at md.northgrum.com
Thu May 24 18:26:17 GMT 2001
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeremy Allison [SMTP:jeremy at valinux.com]
> Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2001 12:03
> To: Greg Dickie
> Cc: samba-technical at samba.org
> Subject: Re: sendfile() in samba?
> Greg Dickie wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have seen references to patches that put Linux sendfile support into
> > but I was wondering if there is any "official" plan to put this in. Has
> > patch even been submitted?
> I hacked it up for a test with 2.4 at a customer site. Anton
> has also got a hacked version that does this.
> It'll probably go in sometime in the 2.2.x Samba series when
> we've got more time to experiment (and only with Linux 2.4.x
> kernel oplocked files for safety).
OOC, why are oplocks necessary for safely using sendfile()?
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