[SCM] Samba Shared Repository - branch v3-2-test updated - initial-v3-2-unstable-847-g22ac34a

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Sun Dec 23 00:42:12 GMT 2007

On Sat, Dec 22, 2007 at 04:30:49PM -0800, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 22, 2007 at 04:11:14PM -0600, James Peach wrote:
> > 
> >     Cache the underlying filesystem capabilities at connection time.
> >     
> >     This change alters the Samba connection code to cache the filesystem
> >     capabilities when a new client connects. This can be used to enable
> >     filesystem specific optimisations is a general manner.
> James, once you've determined the filesystem capabilities
> for the share, if they're found to be case insensitive and
> case preserving, then it needs to override these settings
> in the connection struct.
> 	bool case_sensitive;
> 	bool case_preserve;
> 	bool short_case_preserve;
> If you do this then the unix_convert() function already
> has the logic to bypass case sensitive searches for pathname
> lookups that will never be found. This will massively speed
> up smbd on directories with thousands of entries when a filename
> that doesn't exist is looked up.

Alternately we need to finish the fixes in smbd/filename.c,
which I'm looking at now :-).


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