Samba performance issues: stat calls

Anton Blanchard anton at
Sat Apr 5 19:53:59 GMT 2003

> Well, stat just hit number 1 problem for me :-)
> I have got to look at converting it to an IOCTL in our case, because our 
> file system keeps times a 64-bit quantities, but POSIX is so aweful that 
> we have to convert them to 32-bits in our POSIX subsystem and then back to 
> 64-bits in Samba.

FYI Linux 2.5 has nanosecond resolution stat, assuming the underlying
filesystem supports it.


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