[PATCH] prepare streams based messaging

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Jul 1 17:55:49 UTC 2016

On Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 08:16:40AM +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 04:45:50PM +0200, Stefan Metzmacher wrote:
> > Hi Volker,
> > 
> > > On Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 05:56:22PM +1000, Amitay Isaacs wrote:
> > >> Since one of the motivation of tfdd is to avoid file system access, I agree
> > > 
> > > It seems there is some confusion around the name tfdd. Likely that's an
> > > unfortunate name not descriptive enough. I'm open for suggestions.
> > 
> > Maybe 'tfdmsgd' as 'tfdd' is a 'dementia detection test' in a german
> > google search.
> > 
> > Why was the name changed away from 'tmond' (just being curious, I might
> > missed the relevant discussion)
> Initially I had planned to add central process monitoring (watch for a
> process to exit) to the daemon. To keep it simple and eventually
> release it, I decided to go with the quick way to monitor process
> death with explicit socketpairs, watching for readability. So the
> daemon does not monitor anything anymore at this point, hence tMONd
> was not appropriate anymore.
> Eventually I might re-add the monitoring capability to the daemon,
> because with the dbwrap_nolock work I've talked about sambaxp the
> explicit socket pairs might be too heavy weight if used a lot. So we
> might go with tmond again?

tmond sounds great to me :-). Just want to say I'm planning to
review these patches, but won't be able to get to them until
after I get back from vacation (11th July). I'm trying to take a
break from samba.org email for a week (let's see if I can do it :-).

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