Properties of Samba server say "Windows NT server 4.2" ?

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Thu Aug 28 18:35:07 GMT 1997

On Thu, 28 Aug 1997, Gert-Jan Vons wrote:

> At 18:26 27-08-97 +0000, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
>  |just wanting to go one better than microsoft - is that a crime?
> Only wondered to what extent it is only user info. Windows
> might make use of it, and not all software is prepared to deal 
> with more recent versions than it knows about.


i think it's become a configureable option ("major announce version" and 
"minor announce version" in 1.9.17).

>  |> I recently noticed that when asking for the properties of a
>  |> samba server (i.e. right-click on name of Samba server in
>  |> network neighborood), Windows tells me that it is a
>  |> 
>  |> 	Type: Windows NT 4.2 Server
> Windows knows about the filesystem type "Samba", so I wondered why
> it doesn't say that the server type is "Samba" as well...

DOES IT????? hey, totally cool!


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