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Re: Status of CIFS?



Mike Jang said:
> Dear William,
>
> On Sun, 2004-05-09 at 12:48, William Hooper wrote:
>> Mike Jang said:
>> > Folks,
>> >
>> > On Sun, 2004-05-09 at 00:42, William Hooper wrote:
>> > They're working on WinFS,
>>
>> WinFS is a file system, not a network protocol.
>
> Even though WinFS is a file system, it is seen as a threat to
> interoperability with Linux/Unix systems, and the Samba folks are at
> work on the issue.

But it has nothing to do with the current question.

> While it's difficult to predict the result a couple of years ahead of
> time, I suspect that there will be significant changes to smbfs (which I
> think was the original question) in that time frame.

No that wasn't the original question.  The original question was if SMB
has moved back to being preferred over CIFS for Fedora Core 2.  The
earlier FC plans were to migrate to CIFS, but support for it seems to be
broken.

-- 
William Hooper



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