stdio in smbd

Jeremy Allison jra at
Wed Feb 27 09:17:03 GMT 2002

On Wed, Feb 27, 2002 at 10:50:39AM +0100, Andy Polyakov wrote:
> But whichever option is chosen, something ought to be done about stdio
> 256 limitation. The suggestion was to shuffle file descriptors returned
> by open(2) and creat(2) above 256 as depicted in
> Should I make a suggestion by nominating a patch addressing both
> problems?

The problem was address in 3.x by the invention of the XFILE
library. Unfortunately it's a large enough change I don't
want to put it into 2.2.4 (but I could be persuaded I suppose).


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