[Samba] Samba ignoring socket options?

simo idra at samba.org
Thu Aug 28 22:02:51 GMT 2008

On Thu, 2008-08-28 at 14:53 -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 05:31:50PM -0400, Steve Thompson wrote:
> > On Thu, 28 Aug 2008, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > 
> > >Can you try using smbclient to do a large file transfer from
> > >another client Linux box and time that please ?
> > 
> > Minor rant. One thing that slightly bugs me about smbclient is that it 
> > reports the transfer rate as "kb/s", which means nothing to me. Is this 
> > "KB/s" or "Kb/s"? Well, it's the former: kilobytes per second. So 
> > shouldn't it say "KB/s"?
> Easily fixed. I'll probably do that.

If we want to be standards compliant then we should write KiB/s[1] not
Kb/s and MiB/s[2] and GiB/s[3]



[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kibibyte
[2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mebibyte
[3] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gibibyte

Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat Inc. <simo at redhat.com>

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