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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No surprises....
by cmost on Sun 27th Mar 2011 12:22 UTC
cmost
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2006-07-16

Apple always ensures that itself benefits; it really doesn't care what its users actually want/need. Ditching SAMBA because Apple can't somehow profit from it later on down the road is just lame.

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