svn commit: samba r3708 - in branches/SAMBA_3_0/source/smbd: .

Michael Sweet mike at
Mon Nov 15 19:09:11 GMT 2004

Jim McDonough wrote:
>>One feature of printcap cache time is the 0 setting to disable the
>>rescan.  I'm not sure how expensive remove_stale_printers() and
>>load_printers() are if we have a huge printing system with a lot of
> load_printers() is _really_ expensive if you use printcap = cups.  It can 
> peg cupsd for a long time.

Even with 1000's of printers, unless you have an extremely slow CPU
the lookup should not take more than a fraction of a second.

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Document Software

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