[Samba] Re: cifs verses smbfs for Linux clients

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Feb 19 06:36:44 GMT 2008

On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 07:00:36AM +0100, Christian Perrier wrote:
> In short, we (Ubuntu and Debian maintainers) are dropping support for
> smbfs. This code caused many regressions in recent security fixes as
> it is essntially unmaintained in the samba code.

To make it even clearer -- would anybody mind if we removed
the smbfs helpers from Samba 3.2?

It would make packaging harder for distros still supporting
smbfs, as they would have to pull it from 3.0.28 if they
really wanted to.

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