Native Linux AIO in Samba4

David Collier-Brown davec-b at
Sat Jan 13 17:13:13 GMT 2007

Jeremy Allison wrote:

> Yeah, that's one of the reasons I was ignoring it. The
> POSIX api is bad (as usual :-) but is at least a standard.
> I'm worried about too many Linux-specific hacks.
> Once Solaris goes GPLv3 the whole world will probably
> want to move from GNU/Linux to GNU/Solaris so we need
> to make sure we're portable (*).

> Jeremy.
> (*) Yes, this is a joke :-). But maybe not so funny in the long run :-).

  In the middle run, appliances will be Linux and massive service
farms will (still) be Solaris.  Alas, the Solarii have a few outstanding
kernel bugs to fix before they will support large AD-using customers,
notably the groups botch.

--dave (ex-Solaris-ABI guy) c-b
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