smb.conf parameters: sendfile, unicode

Guenther Deschner gd at
Wed Jan 21 11:01:16 GMT 2004

Hello Andrew,

On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 09:07:08PM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> I just wanted to quickly check with the list on a couple of matters:
> 'use sendfile = yes' is still not the default.  It talked to jra at
>, and he was of the mind that it should be on by default. 
> Can I change it, and should that occur before this impending release?

Last time I checked this caused major pain with downloading e.g. profiles.
So I got used to switch if off. There were some related postings on
samba at as well IIRC. Unfortunately I had no time to dig deeper...


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