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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Small correction
by Superb on Sat 26th Mar 2011 09:59 UTC
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"SMB2 support is coming in SAMBA 4"
Actually, it's coming in 3.6. Look at their git repository.


Edited 2011-03-26 10:00 UTC

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