[PATCH] Fix RECVFILE with non-blocking sockets and add OEM recvfile call.

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at samba.org
Wed May 21 12:12:44 MDT 2014

Am 21.05.2014 19:25, schrieb Jeremy Allison:
> On Thu, May 08, 2014 at 02:28:08PM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Here are two patches to fix non-blocking RECVFILE
>> for OEMs who use a modified kernel
>> that allows splice to move data directly
>> from socket to file instead of going
>> via a pipe.
>> The first patch is the one that Jones
>> tested to ensure that the default
>> implementation of sys_recvfile
>> copes correctly with a non-blocking
>> socket. This one just needs second
>> team review.
>> The second one is the patch that
>> NetGear uses in their boxes in
>> conjunction with their custom
>> kernel splice code that allows
>> direct recvfile from socket fd
>> to file fd. This was was Signed-off-by
>> Justin Maggard <jmaggard at netgear.com>
>> (Justin has sent in the GPL assignment
>> form) and reviewed by me and just needs
>> a second Team reviewer. They want
>> to push it upstream to prevent them
>> from having to maintain it as an
>> out-of-tree patch.
>> It doesn't compile by default, but
>> needs:
>> set inside local.h.
>> Please review and push if you're
>> happy !
> Ping ! I meant to raise this and get
> it reviewed @ SambaXP, but didn't
> get time :-).
> Can I get a review on these two please
> (it's been pending since May 8th, so
> I think I'm entitled to push :-).

I hope to get some time to test this in the next days.


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