[Samba] Mac OS Mavericks über slow

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Sep 4 07:48:33 MDT 2014

On Thu, Sep 04, 2014 at 03:17:13PM +0200, Ralph Böhme wrote:
> Is there a way to improve this? You bet there is! ;)
> Apple uses a custom smb2 protocol extension in its own server (and
> client): a smb2 create context "AAPL". If both server and client

I didn't know about this ! Have Apple documented
this anywhere ?

> support this it, the smb2_find reply (amongst other things depending
> on a set of flags [2]) is modified to contain resource fork size
> information, which means after step 2 (see above) is completed, the
> Finder will display the folder content.
> 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.
> This is still incomplete and needs more polishing.

W00t! Go Ralph !!!!! As soon as you have something
for master please post.

I'll review asap. There are a *LOT* of Mac Samba
users who will be waiting for this.

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