xattr performance and Samba4

James Peach jpeach at sgi.com
Wed Nov 24 01:00:21 GMT 2004

On Tue, Nov 23, 2004 at 02:59:35PM -0800, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 24, 2004 at 08:50:02AM +1000, James Peach wrote:
> > 
> > XFS also has a case insensitivity option. I haven't been able to
> > demonstrate that it's a big performance win in Samba3, but I'm happy to
> > be corrected :)
> It should be :-).

Turns out I muffed my smb.conf .. damn stubby fingers ..

> Especially for large directories, but I am still
> in the process of merging a varient of your 'lazy directories' patch
> which I think will make the difference (that was what the rev of the
> VFS was for, so I had access to the rewinddir/telldir/seekdir functions :-).

Sounds great ..

James Peach | jpeach at sgi.com | SGI Australian Software Group
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