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Re: Files larger than 2GB Supported In This Version?



Lo Sheng (ls post1 com) said: 
> > You are right. Two slaps on my wrists - its the smbfs patch for large file
> > negotiation. I got the patches from:
> > 
> > http://www.hojdpunkten.ac.se/054/samba/index.html
> 
> I dug the Bugzilla and found that the issue has been logged last year:
> 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=68277
> 
> Could we have the patch in for the coming release, please? :-)

The problem is is that the LFS support for smbfs changes the userspace
ABI from the upstream kernel; if you ever in stall an upstream kernel;
smbfs will break.

That's why it historically hasn't been included.

Bill




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