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[8]: Comment by Brynet
by Vanders on Sun 27th Mar 2011 14:53 UTC in reply to "RE[7]: Comment by Brynet"
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Situations 2 and 3 would be exactly the same if vendor X distributed their software under the GPLv2, though. The only difference there is that you as the recipient of that GPLv2 work would have no idea which of situations 1,2 or 3 may apply.

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