[2.6 patch] remove smbfs

Christian Perrier bubulle at debian.org
Thu Jan 31 05:51:40 GMT 2008

Quoting Jeff Layton (jlayton at redhat.com):

> Some of our older products use smbfs, but our newer stuff (RHEL5 and
> up) have smbfs disabled. Fedora has had smbfs disabled for quite some
> time as well. I've heard very few complaints (though maybe they're just
> not getting to me).

I should add that Debian (and therefore Ubuntu) just disabled smbfs as
of 3.0.27a-2 (now in testing, which is "lenny", the next Debian

We (indeed essentially Steve Langasek) turned mount.smbfs into a
wrapper for mount.cifs.

This triggerred a few bug reports but nothing dramatic as of now.

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