CIFS VFS posted

John Newbigin jn at
Wed Jun 19 18:12:03 GMT 2002

Steven French wrote:

> FYI - The CIFS VFS for Linux source has been posted to cifsvfs directory on
> See for more information.

What are the advantages of this over smbfs with my CIFS patches?.  I 
know at the moment the 2.4.x version of smbfs does not support locking 
but AFAIK that has been implemented in the 2.5 version.


> Any thoughts about whether a mail list and/or announce list should be
> created for this on sourceforge or somewhere else?
> Steve French
> Senior Software Engineer
> Linux Technology Center - IBM Austin
> phone: 512-838-2294
> email: sfrench at

Information Technology Innovation Group
Swinburne University. Melbourne, Australia

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