CIFS UNIX Extensions.
abartlet at pcug.org.au
Wed Jan 9 16:20:07 GMT 2002
Jeremy Allison wrote:
> I'm getting ready to add the CIFS UNIX extensions - this is code that
> has been in HP's CIFS/9000 product and is designed to give (almost)
> full UNIX -> UNIX semantics to CIFS (fcntl locking is still missing
> I'm afraid).
> Please take a look w.r.t. using these extensions in Linux smbfs,
> as it might make the job of smbfs much easier.
This is excellent news!
I've been wanting to add Unix clients to my network, but wasn't feeling
spectacular about deploying NFS... I'm particularly interested becouse
I can do kerberos authenticaion over SMB (though not yet with smbfs...).
Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College abartlet at hawkerc.net
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