When / why are messages sent (Bug 11053)

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Sep 24 22:58:25 UTC 2015

On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 06:40:38PM -0400, Thomas Schulz wrote:
> This question is inspired by Bug 11053 - "source3/lib/msghdr.c compiling
> error on Solaris". I am wondering just when and why does 4.3.0 send messages.
> Currently there are two ways to get Samba 4.3.0 to compile on Solaris. The
> ugly patch from Comment 1 and hacking bin/default/include/config.h as mentioned
> in comment 13. I am wondering if either way produces working code. I think
> that the ugly patch may not. One way to find out would be to have Samba do
> whatever function it is that causes messages to be sent.

Sending messages is done all over the place, oplock breaks being the most
easily visible example. What we don't really utilize (yet) is passing fds.


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