smb.conf parameters: sendfile, unicode

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Wed Jan 21 16:21:41 GMT 2004

On Wed, 21 Jan 2004, Alexander Bokovoy wrote:

> 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?
> Please do not change it unless problem with Win9X will be fixed -- Win9X
> clients do not work correctly when 'use sendfile = yes' is in place.

Hmmm, why is this? The client should not be able to tell that you did not 
copy the data to userspace before sending it out the socket.

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at], rsharpe[at], 

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