Check OS/2 port into Samba SVN?

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Jan 31 17:24:41 GMT 2006

On Tue, Jan 31, 2006 at 11:19:03AM -0500, Michael Lueck wrote:
> There is a port of the Samba server to OS/2, and has been talk here and 
> there of updating it to the current version. I scratch my head a bit why 
> the folks that have made that effort do so in more of a "fork" kind of an 
> effort rather than turning in a patch to the Samba project to allow that OS 
> to be supported by the main source tree just like all of the other OS's you 
> support.
> Thus, I am looking to mediate such a suggestion myself before I suggest it 
> to them. Samba developers... what are your thoughts on adding the OS/2 OS 
> to the main source tree?

What does the patch look like and how clean is it ? That's the deciding
factor for me. If the OS/2 port looks just like another POSIX varient
(or can be made to look like that) then I'm happy. If it's more invasive
than that then I'll be much more cautious.


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