[jcifs] JDK7

Sebastian Sickelmann sebastian.sickelmann at gmx.de
Mon Jul 25 11:00:48 MDT 2011

Hi Michael,
I think i try to create a wrapper around jcifs. So that the user can use it like any other filesystem without the need of on os-level cifs Implementation. 
Info i found some other minor fixes or enhancements, how can i contribute? Is There an VCS which i can checkout / fork from?

Michael B Allen <ioplex at gmail.com> schrieb:

>Hi Sebastian,
>JCIFS it is very much in maintenance-mode right now and I don't think
>it would be a good idea to have two different slightly incompatible
>APIs in the same codebase. And I don't think it would be terribly
>interesting to just do method mapping / class wrapping. If you're
>going to implement a completely different API, you might as well just
>start over, create a fresh CIFS implementation, call it something else
>and use JCIFS as a reference for techniques on how to do things
>internally, how not to do things, etc.
>JCIFS is a very mature and reliable piece of software and I think it
>should stay that way.
>Michael B Allen
>Java Active Directory Integration
>On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 2:11 PM, Sebastian Sickelmann
><sebastian.sickelmann at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> how about implementing java.nio.file.spi.FileSystemProvider?
>> Have someone thought about it?
>> I would love to contribute to such an effort. Is there some
>> git / hg repository used by samba.org that is used by jcifs?
>> I found http://gitweb.samba.org/ but doesn't found any jcifs repos listed
>> there.
>> Kind regards
>> Sebastian

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