Adding IPv6 support to Samba

Steven French sfrench at
Mon Apr 15 12:40:01 GMT 2002

I have experimented with adding IPv6 support in the new Linux cifs vfs.
It does not seem too hard.  On the second question, the distinct topic of
using the ip address (or tcp name) instead of RFC1001 server name in the
UNC name that works fine and is the default.

Steve French
Senior Software Engineer
Linux Technology Center - IBM Austin
phone: 512-838-2294
email: sfrench at

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