[Samba] aio-pthread, conflicting param info

Stilez stilezy at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 23:13:20 UTC 2018

Meanwhile it appears to contradict. Is there any reason not to update the 
vfs doc to reflect the old situation pre-bugfix and the current suggested 

On 8 March 2018 9:28:30 pm Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 08, 2018 at 09:00:48PM +0000, Stilez via samba wrote:
>> In the vfs pages for aio_pthread, it gives as an example for aio read/write
>> size, 1024 for each and states an "appropriate" value must be set.
>> Byt in smb.conf it states that the only reasonable values are 0 or 1 (also
>> that there's a default = 1 so no value need be given explicitly).
>> Which of these is correct?
> Both :-). Back before we fixed the bug where MacOS-X violates
> the SMB2 spec by chaining a open/write/close without expecting
> the write to go async then setting 1024 was the "correct" thing
> to do to allow Mac's to write their version of SMB2 symlinks.
> Now we've fixed that bug, and it's safe to always do async
> reads/writes, then setting them to 0 (always off) and 1 (always on)
> is really the only two settings you need.

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