Future directions - !SMB1 by 2020 ?
jra at samba.org
Wed Dec 19 23:39:00 UTC 2018
On Thu, Dec 20, 2018 at 12:33:15AM +0100, Stefan Metzmacher wrote:
> Hi Jeremy,
> >>> Of course I'll have to get off my ass and
> >>> finish the SMB3+ UNIX extensions (ongoing)
> >>> in order to match current Linux -> Samba
> >>> functionality.
> >> This is critical. We can't really ask folks to put up with that
> >> feature being lost, and we need time for that capability to flush
> >> though the client and server ecosystem. Can you remind us of the full
> >> status here, in terms of our and other clients?
> > Server-side work is complete in terms of raw
> > code changes. What needs finishing is the
> > migration toolset (moving server-side symlinks -> reparse point
> > EA's), probably an additional 'net symlink' command,
> > then all the libsmbclient work to allow the existing
> > POSIX client tests to work SMB1 -> SMB3+.
> And all the torture tests, which demonstrate the new protocol
> and the interaction with the normal SMB3 protocol :-)
Yep, haven't forgotten the tests :-).
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