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 Lennie on Sat 26th Mar 2011 23:41 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: hmmm"
Lennie
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No, I meant GPLv3 has a patent clause, GPLv2 did not. The latest versions of GCC and Samaba are both licensed under the GPLv3 instead of GPLv2.

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