sgifford at suspectclass.com
Sat Feb 2 22:52:03 GMT 2002
Sorry, I forgot one thing in my previous message...
Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at pcug.org.au> writes:
> It should be noted that none of this actually requires modification to
> Samba - even now!. If you want to make this happen - simply write a
> daemon that listens on /dev/smb/0 - /dev/smb/x (where x is the maximum
> number of connections you expect to receive). It can include its own
> code to read sessionid.tdb and the message sending code to bug the
> client with it.
There tends to be a fairly low limit to the number of simultaneously
open file descriptors in many Unices---much lower than the number of
available ptys, which people seemed concerned with. So taken
literally this probably wouldn't work all that well.
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