sendfile() in samba?

Greg Dickie greg at
Thu May 24 20:49:16 GMT 2001

Thanks for the info.


On 24-May-01 Jeremy Allison wrote:
> Greg Dickie wrote:
>> Hi,
>>   I have seen references to patches that put Linux sendfile support into
>>   samba
>> but I was wondering if there is any "official" plan to put this in. Has the
>> 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).
> Jeremy.
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