[Samba] Mac OS Mavericks über slow

Ralph Böhme rb at sernet.de
Thu Nov 20 08:27:44 MST 2014

On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 04:23:21PM +0100, Roel van Meer wrote:
> Ralph Böhme writes:
> >I have a working PoC here: [3]. Opening a folder with 1000 files over
> >a slow link with 50 ms latency takes just a few seconds instead of 40
> >seconds with just vfs_streams_xattr or vfs_fruit alone.
> >
> >Samba 4.2 will ship a new VFS module that addresses this:
> >vfs_fruit. It stacks with vfs_streams_xattr but takes care of the
> >resource fork stream itself (on Linux: by saving it to a ._
> >AppleDouble file).
> I can confirm that with Samba 4.2.0rc2, with vfs_streams_xattr
> and vfs_fruit the time it takes to list a shared dir
> with ~8000 files in it drops from 3m25s to 23s.
> Tested with OSX 10.9.5.
> This is great, thanks a lot!

thanks for testing and sharing your findings! :)

And this is just the beginning, once we have my AAPL patches in Samba,
this should go down to a just few seconds.


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