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

Andrew Tridgell tridge at
Mon Jan 24 04:40:49 GMT 2005


 > 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.

They've been optional in Samba3 for a while (via the "mangled names"
boolean option). Unfortunately disabling them is really just a
benchmark hack for now, as the few users of them are quite
important. Making cmd.exe not work on a WinXP client would be a pretty
serious functionality loss :-)

Cheers, Tridge

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