use sendfile (S) possible typo in smb.conf manpage

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Fri Sep 3 17:31:05 GMT 2004

Hi Ephi,

On Fri, Sep 03, 2004 at 10:03:25AM -0700, Ephi Dror wrote about 'use sendfile (S) possible  typo in smb.conf manpage':
> In regards to "use sendfile (S)" there is a contradiction in smb.conf
> manpage.

> In the explanation it says:
> This is off by default as it's effects are unknown as yet. In particular, it
> appears that Windows 9X clients fail to work against Samba with this
> parameter enabled in config.

> However it also says:
> Default: use sendfile = yes

> Looking at the code, currently if sendfile is available, it will be used
> (source\param\loadparm.c(555): True /* bUseSendfile */)

This parameter's default has been changed to 'yes' by default, but
apparently the docs haven't been updated yet. I'll get it fixed.

Thanks for reporting!




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