Samba and CIFS question

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Wed Jul 31 10:31:01 GMT 2002

> SMB is properiety of whom
Microsoft and others

> just curious how does samba team cope up with changes that microsoft makes
> in their cifs.
> do they put it out there in open as what they are using and what not
Microsoft has not (barely) documented it's protocol. The samba
developers have programmed samba by 'reverse-engineering': observing
the behaviour of microsoft clients and imitating it.

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