Turning off SMB1 make slashdot and theregister !
rpenny at samba.org
Sun Jul 28 08:20:02 UTC 2019
On 28/07/2019 00:21, Paul Smedley via samba-technical wrote:
> Hey Andrew,
> On 26/7/19 4:57 am, Andrew Bartlett via samba-technical wrote:
>> I'm more thinking about the DOS users, the OS/2 users and the Windows
>> 3.11 users.
> OS/2 users now have a Samba client based on the latest 4.x code - it's
> included in ArcaOS (https://www.arcanoae.com/)
Well, that takes care of the only one of the three that could actually
network correctly ;-)
DOS is a single user system and knew nothing of networking (well the PC
XT system I had, didn't)
Windows 3.11 was plonked on top of DOS and was pretty much the same, it
wasn't until Windows 3.11 for workgroups came out that you needed a
Lets be honest, these operating systems are now historic and should be
treated as such. Having to write new code whilst ensuring that you are
not breaking the old systems must be difficult and will, undoubtedly,
produce suboptimal code.
There is nothing stopping people running old operating systems from also
using old versions of Samba, they presumably accept the risks involved
in running old OSs, so will be willing to accept the risks involved in
using old versions of Samba.
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