Samba - CPU and memory usage - Proposed solution(?)

Michael B Allen mba2000 at
Mon Jan 24 03:48:17 GMT 2005

On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 13:40:42 +1100
Andrew Tridgell <tridge at> wrote:

> Perhaps the most common case is where a user on the client does "del *.*".
> In that case the client asks for a directory listing, then it asks to
> delete each file one at a time, but it provides the mangled (8.3) name
> for the file in the SMBunlink call rather than the full name. 

Are shortnames still too common to make them optional? It's unfortunate
that you incur the overhead of shortname support on all clients when
only a small number of scenarios require them.


Greedo shoots first? Not in my Star Wars.

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