[jcifs] Re: SMB URL
conrad at apple.com
Fri Sep 14 09:17:19 EST 2001
At 3:19 PM -0700 9/13/01, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
>> I'd rather consider cifs/tcp vs cifs tunneled over something - nfs lets
>...but that's not the issue at hand. It doesn't make sense to consider
>SMB over NFS. The URL form won't support that anyway. (You would use an
>NFS URL string of some kind, I think.)
>> The tunneled will have less
>> functionality, and perhaps subtle semantic issues, but for this would you
>> advocate breaking link-portability by having a different prefix?
>Why/how would it break link-portability?
Because not all systems would support smb-over-nfs aprefix specifying it
would fail in situations where "smb://" would have worked fine. But we
digress, yes, this is no more the issue at hand than ftp vs http.
Conrad Minshall ... conrad at apple.com ... 408 974-2749
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