Turning off SMB1 make slashdot and theregister !

miguel medalha medalist at sapo.pt
Tue Jul 30 16:51:51 UTC 2019

> I'm working on modernizing the fileserver VFS right
> now, and the requirements to keep SMB1 working are
> causing massive amounts of extra work.
> If we can ditch SMB1, many many simplifications
> become possible in the fileserver code that require
> enormous effort today. Take a look at the directory
> scanning cleanup fixes I'm going to try and land
> this week - 99% of that is fixing up old SMB1
> code that is simply unneeded if we were SMB2+
> only.
> The AD-DC codebase moves forward as rapidly as
> possible to match current Windows needs.
> The fileserver needs to be able to do the
> same.

Maybe I am saying something stupid, but why not encapsulate the current 
state of SMB1 and make it a VFS module presentable to the SMB2 layer?

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