idle_timeout processing in the parent smbd?

simo idra at
Mon Jun 4 12:58:14 GMT 2007

On Mon, 2007-06-04 at 14:01 +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 01, 2007 at 09:50:43AM -0700, James Peach wrote:
> > Not sure about this. I think this depends on how you define idleness,  
> > see below.
> Recently I also had a quick chat with Tridge about adding
> real idle events. For example disconnecting an idle LDAP
> connection is nothing you want to spend time on if you're
> really busy doing other things. Right now this is a normal
> timed event that is run when it's time has come. I'm not
> sure about the API that this would need, but if we added
> that to lib/events.c we would have a good way to determine
> if we have real work in the queue.
> What to others think about an idle event API that says
> "please run me every minute if you can, but every ten
> minutes at least" or something like this?

Real Idle events could be quite useful for any protocol, if it is not
too difficult to add them I'd be favorable.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at

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