SIGUSR1 signals received by Samba processes

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri Sep 28 08:24:24 MDT 2012

On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 01:30:50AM -0700, shani wijaya wrote:
> Hi All
> I am experimenting with a Samba vfs module and I need to
> signal the process to reload a configuration file from
> outside Samba. I am using SIGUSR1. However Samba processes
> in my installation is receiving SIGUSR1 and random times.
> Does any one know what purpose SIGUSR1 is used within
> Samba?

USR1 is used for samba-internal messaging. You might want to
not use signals but messaging_send style messages you can
send with smbcontrol.


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