Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 26th Mar 2011 02:00 UTC
Mac OS X When you run smbd -V on your Snow Leopard installation, you'll see it's running SAMBA version 3.0.28a-apple. While I'm not sure how much difference the "-apple" makes, version 3.0.28a is old. Very old. In other words, it's riddled with bugs. Apple hasn't updated SAMBA in 3 years, and for Lion, they're dumping it altogether for something homegrown. The reason? SAMBA is now GPLv3.
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RE[3]: Comment by Brynet
by danieldk on Sat 26th Mar 2011 09:07 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Brynet"
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Grand Central Dispatch is under the Apache License version 2, so that's also a possibility.

I cannot imagine why they would not open source it, since it is not really a differentiator, only an attempt to avoid falling into the GPLv3 patent hell trap (where you either have to negotiate a patent license for all users and redistributors, or stop distributing the software).

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