Bad Suggestion!

Florian Laws florian at
Thu Feb 4 20:01:19 GMT 1999

On Thu, Feb 04, 1999 at 12:23:30PM +1100, Matt Chapman wrote:
> William Stuart wrote:
> > Perhaps it is time that a member of the SAMBA team wrote a 'SAMBA Network
> > Service' for NT and a "Client for SAMBA Networks" for Win95/98.
> Why hack up the SMB/CIFS protocol to provide UNIX semantics when
> there's a better protocol for that already (NFS).
I always thought NFS was one of the ugliest filesharing protocols available,
especially security-wise.

I even wondered if it makes sense to use SAMBA for UNIX-to-UNIX filesharing
or if should better go with AFS.


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