[Samba] Samba on Chrome OS

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Jul 31 11:52:13 MDT 2014

On Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 01:31:28PM -0400, Eli Grey wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 1:06 PM, Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:
> > Are you talking about a client implementation of SMB1/SMB2
> > here ? It doesn't seem to make sense to have a Samba server
> > on ChromeOS (although I'm willing to be persuaded differently :-).
> I'm talking about both client and server (Chrome OS users want to
> share their drives on their network as well), but first and foremost I
> want to work on client support (with anyone here who is interested).
> Server support is already possible in the current Chrome OS with
> chrome.sockets.* + chrome.fileSystem.
> SMB client support hasn't been possible until now with the
> chrome.fileSystemProvider API being added soon.

So seems like a native port of libsmbclient (which
supports both SMB1 and SMB2) would be the easiest

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