[nSLUG] Why you are not seeing software ported to Linux

D G Teed donald.teed at gmail.com
Thu Jun 23 11:21:59 ADT 2011


On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 2:56 AM, Daniel Morrison <draker at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> Erm, yes, actually. The CIFS protocols are public and available here:
>
> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc216517%28PROT.10%29.aspx
>
> The specs for SMB2 were released before the first implementation
> (Windows Vista) and the Samba project now supports SMB2 as well.
> Originally the Samba project was reverse-engineering, but no more.
>

Yes, I had not been keeping up.  This is the only thing I've learned
from your post and I'm glad for it.  Now I can feel OK about
putting pressure on the samba folks when there is a bug.
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