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]: hmmm
by BluenoseJake on Sat 26th Mar 2011 16:09 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: hmmm"
BluenoseJake
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Well, that means it's still not a linux technology, it is a MS/IBM technology, which the original poster was trying to address.

Furthermore, since Windows is the only OS that natively uses SMB, it is a defacto MS technology, especially since as you noted, it continues to be developed by MS, and not IBM.

Edited 2011-03-26 16:09 UTC

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