read/write multiplexed support
samba at maazl.de
Fri May 15 06:41:42 GMT 2009
Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> Windows servers only support the readMPX/writeMPX SMB calls over
> connectionless transport (direct IPX transport--which is not NWLINK).
Are you sure? I thought it was the other way around.
However, if readMPX is not supported readRAW is supported. (I think this
one is for connectionless transports.)
> whole purpose these commands was to make optimal use of multiple transport
> level connections that were bound together. Typically this would be
> multiple modem links between a remote client and a server. MPX commands
> would have no real benefit over a single-path connection oriented transport.
As far as I know, the idea is to multiplex several commands through a
single connection. If you have parallel connections, read/write RAW
should be your friend.
I will have a look to the specs tomorrow.
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