[PATCH] multi-channel whatsnew

Alexander Bokovoy ab at samba.org
Wed Mar 16 13:27:27 UTC 2016

On Wed, 16 Mar 2016, Tom Talpey wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: samba-technical [mailto:samba-technical-bounces at lists.samba.org]
> > On Behalf Of Michael Adam
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 5:02 PM
> > To: samba-technical at lists.samba.org; Karolin Seeger <kseeger at samba.org>
> > Cc: Stefan Metzmacher <metze at samba.org>
> > Subject: [PATCH] multi-channel whatsnew
> > 
> > Hi Karo, and all,
> > 
> > attached find the patch for v4-4-0 WHATSNEW that adds
> > the details about the experimental multi-channel feature.
> Great to see this going in! Question on the choice of token in smb.conf:
>  +In Samba, multi-channel can be enabled by setting the new
>  +smb.conf option "server multi channel support" to "yes".
> Is there some reason you added a space to "multichannel"? It's a
> different spelling from the one folks might expect. And while it's
> clear to many of us, it may not be clear to users that multichannel
> requires SMB 3.x and does not apply to SMB1 nor to SMB2.x at all.
Our parser for smb.conf ignores white space and character case when
comparing parameters, so 'server multi channel support' is equal to
'server multichannel support'.

I agree that in announcement we might better use 'multichannel'.
/ Alexander Bokovoy

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