What SMB filesystem does Apple OSX use?

Conrad Minshall conrad at apple.com
Thu Oct 16 07:42:12 GMT 2003

At 12:25 PM -0700 10/13/03, 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.

Correct, I started out with Alex's freebsd smbfs.  By now the 
divergence is major.
Conrad Minshall h:408-446-2323 rad at acm.org / w:408-974-2749 conrad at apple.com

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