[Samba] Re: How Samba let us down

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Wed Oct 23 20:59:27 GMT 2002

On Wed, Oct 23, 2002 at 01:26:15PM -0700, Jay Ts wrote:
> John H Terpstra wrote:
> > 
> > Both ways. Remember file/data corruption is a death issue. We do NOT ship
> > if we see it is broken and we are PARANOID about integrity. Also, remember
> > that just because it works does not mean it is not broken. Oops, did I say
> > [...]
> > Also remember our unique claim, "We own the bugs!" How many software
> > projects do you know of that make that claim?
> Thanks, I was starting to think the Samba Team had a denial problem. :-)
> As I said in another message, I didn't start out intending to get into
> this subject; it just happened.  But, it's something I was curious
> about, since I might want to comment further in Using Samba on Samba's
> world-class level of development and assured reliability.

The thing I always keep in mind when working on this stuff is that what we
are trying to do is to re-implement a leaky garbage barge.  CIFS is nasty
stuff.  Our job is to make it look, and run, and work like an ocean liner.

Chris -)-----

Samba Team -- http://www.samba.org/     -)-----   Christopher R. Hertel
jCIFS Team -- http://jcifs.samba.org/   -)-----   ubiqx development, uninq.
ubiqx Team -- http://www.ubiqx.org/     -)-----   crh at ubiqx.mn.org
OnLineBook -- http://ubiqx.org/cifs/    -)-----   crh at ubiqx.org

More information about the samba mailing list