svn commit: samba r21111 - in branches/SAMBA_3_0/source: modules param smbd

Jeremy Allison jra at
Thu Feb 1 17:49:08 GMT 2007

On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 06:49:42PM +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 09:23:27AM -0800, James Peach wrote:
> > I would have thought that both inotify and FAM should be modules?
> I thought about that, but decided against it. We want to
> have inotify as a default if it is available, FAM only as a
> fallback for platforms which do not have inotify. So by
> default it would have to be a static module, I don't want
> smbd to fail if it is not correctly installed.
> We can move inotify to modules/ if someone comes up with an
> alternative implementation of a different mechanism on, say,
> FreeBSD that provides an equally accepted interface. Should
> be easily possible. And if you feel like it, just do it :-)

I just wanted to say a big THANK YOU ! for putting this
code in SAMBA_3_0. I'm hopefully going to get to play with
it next week at Cthon.

Great work Volker, and something we've been needing for
a long time.


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