What SMB filesystem does Apple OSX use?

Martin Pool mbp at samba.org
Thu Oct 16 06:18:50 GMT 2003

On 13 Oct 2003, Richard Sharpe <rsharpe at richardsharpe.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Oct 2003, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> > On Mon, 13 Oct 2003, David Wuertele wrote:
> > 
> > > On Linux we have a choice of smbfs or cifs.  Do these same choices
> > > exist on darwin?  If so, which does Apple use?  If not, how did they
> > > get their filesystem, is it Apple homegrown, or is it based on some
> > > common ancestor with the Linux smbfs or cifs?
> > 
> > FreeBSD already has an smbfs written by A Popov, I think. I recall hearing 
> > the CIFS guys at Apple mention that they had done work on smbfs.
> It gets really annoying when I receive a message from some TDMA system or 
> whatever that relates to responding to someone on a mailing list.

Forward them to samba-owner and they'll be dealt with.


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