[Samba] samba running in a win10 subsystem for linux? (was Re: RSAT for Win7)

Nico Kadel-Garcia nkadel at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 12:08:13 UTC 2021

On Sat, Jan 16, 2021 at 6:52 AM L A Walsh via samba
<samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> On 2021/01/13 00:24, L.P.H. van Belle via samba wrote:
> >>     And how long does your Windows 10 stay up and not blue screen?
> >>
> >
> > for now, 6 years without reinstall and counting.
> >
> Console owners never have to reinstall either, but I don't
> know of any that can run samba.  Sure, you limit what you can do
> enough and you never have to reinstall.
> Though speaking of win10, does samba run in the linux
> subsystem?

It runs (and builds!!!!) well in Virtual machines such as VirtualBox
based CentOS and Fedora. Adding WSL..... you can run into things like
the mixed case filename issues. Don't hurt yourself trying to run the
services that way.

Nico Kadel-Garcia

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