[Samba] Bulk smbcacls calls

Michael Brown michael at netdirect.ca
Thu Nov 28 12:33:05 MST 2013

On 13-11-28 10:00 AM, Peter Flood wrote:
> I want to get ACLs (output similar to that of smbcacls) for a *lot* of 
> files (potentially millions). I can only process about 10 files per 
> second when running the command (`smbcacls -U ...` via a Python 
> wrapper), I'm looking for a faster way.
It's kind of ugly, but a quick workaround may be doing the calls in 
parallel using a worker queue in python:


You'd be able to have an arbitrary number of outstanding requests at the 
same time. It might do the trick for you.


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