meaning of smb seek

Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Wed Nov 28 17:06:26 GMT 2007


When I was doing research for my CIFS book I was told by several sources
that the SEEK operation had useful effect.  If you find out otherwise, I'd
like to know.

Chris -)-----

Amin Azez wrote:
> What is smb seek operation really for, as read/write operations take an
> offset?
> It concerns me because I need to know if any special treatment is
> replied when I read-ahead and (perhaps) have conflicts with seek.
> Thanks
> Sam

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