Samba 3.6 Brings SMB2 Support
Phoronix: Samba 3.6 Brings SMB2 Support
Samba, the leading open-source implementation of Microsoft's SMB/CIFS networking protocol, has reached version 3.6 with a handful of new features...
There goes Apple's excuse for getting rid of Samba.
Originally Posted by phoronix
Not really. Apple's reason seems to be GPLv3. Same reason why they don't want to use GCC anymore. If SMB2 was a real reason, they would have spend the effort writing patches instead of sticking to a older version.
Originally Posted by liam
I agree that is likely the real reason but I think the reason given was the lack of SMB2 support b/c I have no idea why GPL would be an issue with OS X if they were simply reusing the tools.
Originally Posted by RahulSundaram