Port Samba to VxWorks

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Tue Jan 18 18:24:19 GMT 2005

Olaf Barthel has ported Samba 2.2.x to the Amiga with a good deal of 
success.  There's no fork() on Amiga either.

Olaf managed to get Samba to run on the Amiga by writing a library 
containing the missing functions, adapted to run on the Amiga OS.

Chris -)-----

On Tue, Jan 18, 2005 at 11:12:52AM +0100, "Andreas Löttner" wrote:
> Hello
> I try to port the linux Samba to VxWorks. I need this to connect a Windows
> PC to a Control System under VxWorks. I dont need the special features like
> LDAP or ADS and so on, only the basics (copy files, open files, basic
> security features).
> The Server should be able to deal with a few Windows NT/2000/XP clients.
> The big problem is that the original samba source uses a fork() command,
> which is not available under VxWorks. There you can only create tasks. 
> It would be a great advantage if someone has already tried to port samba to
> vxworks and what strategy could be used.
> bye
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