[Samba] Windows 7 & 8 + HomeGroup support

Christ Schlacta lists at aarcane.org
Thu Nov 1 14:17:10 MDT 2012

My understanding was that it was purely a new authentication method on 
top of existing CIFS/AD protocols.

Either way, I believe home-group integration is important, and samba is 
where it belongs.

On 11/01/12 02:26, Emmanuel Florac wrote:
> Le Wed, 31 Oct 2012 22:11:36 -0700 vous écriviez:
>> As windows 8 is continuing the tradition of using HomeGroup instead
>> of traditional sharing, I'd like to re-request that some
>> consideration be given to implementing HomeGroup support in Samba.
>  From my understanding of HomeGroup (admittedly incomplete), it uses
> different protocols, sharing and authentication mechanisms, etc than
> SMB. Therefore it belongs to an entirely different package than samba
> (maybe under the samba.org umbrella, but another program nonetheless).

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