WINS query

Jeremy Allison jeremy at
Mon Jul 31 16:58:32 GMT 2000

Edward Schernau wrote:
> Someone (Jeremy?) once said that since NT is supposedly POSIX,
> you could recompile nmbd and smbd for NT - would an NT nmbd
> work better, as in be more predicatable and configurable?

NT is only minimally POSIX. Using Cygwin32 you might
be able to get nmbd to work, but it depends on some
interesting semantics of UNIX sockets to get the
interfaces list etc.


Buying an operating system without source is like buying
a self-assembly Space Shuttle with no instructions.

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