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In linux.dev.kernel, article <199612021328.NAA04716@mailhost.datasci.co.uk>,
"Paul Flinders" <ptf@datasci.co.uk> writes:
>
> > From: steve farrell <sfarrell@healthquiz.com>
> > has anyone tried using smbfs in place of nfs and done a performance
> > comparison? any thoughts on this being a usable possibility?
>
> The main problem would probably be that smbfs doesn't support Unix
> permissions or symbolic links.
>
... yet.

According to the author, he already has extensions which do that. Look for
them early next year; he wants to coordinate the stuff with the people who
actually wrote the SMB protocol...

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