What was/is the purpose of the getwd cache?
jra at samba.org
Tue Jun 12 15:00:32 MDT 2012
On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 01:55:36PM -0700, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> Hi folks,
> What happens if I set 'getwd cache = no'?
smbd will stop using the getwd cache. See this comment
in the code:
* We don't have the information to hand so rely on traditional
* methods. The very slow getcwd, which spawns a process on some
* systems, or the not quite so bad getwd.
Probably these days getwd is reasonably fast. But this is
an *OLD* optimization.
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