Microsoft DFS and the CIFS VFS

David W. Chapman Jr. dwcjr at
Thu May 30 09:40:02 GMT 2002

> There is a smbfs implementation in BSD, but I believe it does not have any
> connection to the GPL'ed Linux version, other than for some comments where
> they have obviously compared what the code does (but that is allowed).
> I think it was made for one BSD variant first and that it has been copied
> to the others. Maybe that is why it is in 'ports'.

Its in the base src for 5.0, but what you said above makes sense.  In 
any case we have a lot of gnu stuff in the base src so I don't think 
it will be a problem as I don't think we're breaking anything in the 
GPL license when we distribute.

David W. Chapman Jr.
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