idle_timeout processing in the parent smbd?

James Peach jpeach at
Mon Jun 4 18:23:05 GMT 2007

On Jun 4, 2007, at 10:45 AM, Volker Lendecke wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 04, 2007 at 07:39:55PM +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
>> BTW, I find the concept that some daemon creates the
>> listening socket for us quite strange. inetd, that's
>> something I see, but doing the listen and not do the fork? I
>> don't know...
> Another question: How does this play with the Samba4 model
> which listens on a ton of ports?

No idea. In principle it's no different, you just need to figure out  
which ports are associated with which service. That's easy to do with  
the launchd APIs, but I'd have to think about it to do something  
appropriate for Samba.

James Peach | jpeach at

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