unix_convert cause of windows freeze?
cork at asares.com
Mon Jun 7 15:07:49 GMT 1999
I've got an application, ACI Rapid Research for Windows, which is causing
me a ton of problems under SAMBA. When the program goes to create its own
list of valid files to work from, it ends up calling unix_convert on each
file in the directory. The problem is that unix_convert then goes and
calls name_map_mangle() twice for every file in the directory -- and I've
got 3025 files.
That ends up being at least 3025 . 6050 calls -- a big number. It seems to
be part of the cause of ACI hanging when it builds it's browselist.
There seems to be a lot of other repetition going on, but this is as far
as I've been able to debug it so far -- I don't know much C, nor much
about the internals of SAMBA.
It takes about a minute for ACI to form a browse list of the exact same
directory under Netware.
The system's specs are:
SAMBA 2.0.4b, rpm version (by jht)
Log level 5
Linux 2.2.5 SMP
Windows 95/98 clients
If anyone can help me, or point me in the right direction, I'd
greatly appreciate it. If you need more information, feel free to email me
corcoran at asares.com
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