[Samba] Re: cifs verses smbfs for Linux clients

simo idra at samba.org
Wed Feb 20 13:49:09 GMT 2008

On Wed, 2008-02-20 at 11:54 +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 12:56:00AM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > Is this a problem practically, or is it a matter of the Samba Team's
> > licensing policy?
> > 
> > As this is a stand-alone shell script, I wouldn't expect there to be any
> > license compatibility issues; but if it's a requirement that even shell
> > scripts be GPLv3 to ship with Samba, I'll concede "GPLv2 or greater".
> Well, it's not a strict requirement. But we would like it to
> be as consistent as possible.
> What do others think? Can we replace smbmount with such a
> wrapper for 3.2? Jeremy? Jerry?

Uhmm I think wrappers like this should be distribution specific, maybe
we can put it in the examples ?


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat Inc. <ssorce at redhat.com>

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