AFS support

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Sat Sep 28 17:55:59 GMT 2002

On Sat, 28 Sep 2002, Kris Van Hees wrote:

> I am working on adding @sys resolving code to Samba to support that meta-token
> in AFS, to handle retrieving files from AFS filespace through Samba while still
> being able to use the client system platform identifier rather than the one
> from the Samba server itself.
> The customer that is interested in this (and who supports submitting the patch
> to the Samba maintainers 100%) would like to hear some form of opinion from the
> Samba maintainers on whether they would be opposed to adding in such a patch or
> not (of course with the condition that the implementation has to be done in an
> way that is acceptable to the maintainers, etc...).
> Is anyone here willing to state whether you'd be open to possibly accepting a
> patch for this in Samba?  If so, only for the 3.x series (CVS version) or is it
> also possible for 2.x?


We will be open to accepting this patch, because it will mean more people 
can use the software. 

We will look over the patch and would want that it be conditionally 
compiled, but let's see your patch first.

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe at, rsharpe at, 
sharpe at

More information about the samba-technical mailing list