idle_timeout processing in the parent smbd?

James Peach jpeach at
Tue Jun 5 06:00:20 GMT 2007

On 04/06/2007, at 10:39 PM, Volker Lendecke wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 04, 2007 at 03:59:22PM -0700, James Peach wrote:
>>> I also think you'll find that once you start doing things like rpc
>>> over tcp that trying to manage your ports via an external daemon
>>> becomes a nightmare. That's why Samba4 doesn't support inetd.
>> I'm not familiar with the issue with rpc on tcp. Could you elaborate?
> That is with dynamic ports. Samba4 does it all over a single
> one (1025?), but in theory a service can be a assigned a
> dynamic high port by registring itself with the DCERPC end
> point mapper on port 135.
> Same concept like port 111.

Yep, that would definitely be an issue with any static port  
management. If I every shipped something that required that  
functionality, I'd have to skip letting launchd manage sockets.

James Peach | jpeach at

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