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Subject[patch] smbfs: is obsolete, please use CIFS
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Signed-off-by: Oleg Verych <olecom@flower.upol.cz>
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Note, some white spaces were killed.

--- linux-2.6-mm/fs/Kconfig~smbfs-is-obsolete+emacs-visiting 2006-11-15 08:58:53.097867250 +0000
+++ linux-2.6-mm/fs/Kconfig 2006-11-18 03:22:24.055118500 +0000
@@ -1200,5 +1200,5 @@
help
If you say Y here, you can use the 'debug' mount option to enable
- debugging output from the driver.
+ debugging output from the driver.

config BFS_FS
@@ -1326,5 +1326,5 @@
the kernel or by users (see the attr(5) manual page, or visit
<http://acl.bestbits.at/> for details).
-
+
If unsure, say N.

@@ -1337,8 +1337,8 @@
Posix Access Control Lists (ACLs) support permissions for users and
groups beyond the owner/group/world scheme.
-
+
To learn more about Access Control Lists, visit the Posix ACLs for
Linux website <http://acl.bestbits.at/>.
-
+
If you don't know what Access Control Lists are, say N

@@ -1352,5 +1352,5 @@
enables an extended attribute handler for file security
labels in the jffs2 filesystem.
-
+
If you are not using a security module that requires using
extended attributes for file security labels, say N.
@@ -1852,5 +1852,5 @@

config SMB_FS
- tristate "SMB file system support (to mount Windows shares etc.)"
+ tristate "SMB file system support (OBSOLETE, please use CIFS)"
depends on INET
select NLS
@@ -1875,6 +1875,6 @@
Macs is on the WWW at <http://www.eats.com/linux_mac_win.html>.

- To compile the SMB support as a module, choose M here: the module will
- be called smbfs. Most people say N, however.
+ To compile the SMB support as a module, choose M here:
+ the module will be called smbfs. Most people say N, however.

config SMB_NLS_DEFAULT
@@ -1908,28 +1908,28 @@

config CIFS
- tristate "CIFS support (advanced network filesystem for Samba, Window and other CIFS compliant servers)"
+ tristate "CIFS support (advanced network filesystem, SMBFS successor)"
depends on INET
select NLS
help
This is the client VFS module for the Common Internet File System
- (CIFS) protocol which is the successor to the Server Message Block
+ (CIFS) protocol which is the successor to the Server Message Block
(SMB) protocol, the native file sharing mechanism for most early
- PC operating systems. The CIFS protocol is fully supported by
- file servers such as Windows 2000 (including Windows 2003, NT 4
+ PC operating systems. The CIFS protocol is fully supported by
+ file servers such as Windows 2000 (including Windows 2003, NT 4
and Windows XP) as well by Samba (which provides excellent CIFS
server support for Linux and many other operating systems). Limited
- support for Windows ME and similar servers is provided as well.
+ support for Windows ME and similar servers is provided as well.
You must use the smbfs client filesystem to access older SMB servers
such as OS/2 and DOS.

The intent of the cifs module is to provide an advanced
- network file system client for mounting to CIFS compliant servers,
+ network file system client for mounting to CIFS compliant servers,
including support for dfs (hierarchical name space), secure per-user
session establishment, safe distributed caching (oplock), optional
- packet signing, Unicode and other internationalization improvements,
+ packet signing, Unicode and other internationalization improvements,
and optional Winbind (nsswitch) integration. You do not need to enable
cifs if running only a (Samba) server. It is possible to enable both
smbfs and cifs (e.g. if you are using CIFS for accessing Windows 2003
- and Samba 3 servers, and smbfs for accessing old servers). If you need
+ and Samba 3 servers, and smbfs for accessing old servers). If you need
to mount to Samba or Windows from this machine, say Y.

@@ -1969,5 +1969,5 @@
mounts may be less secure than mounts using NTLM or more recent
security mechanisms if you are on a public network. Unless you
- have a need to access old SMB servers (and are on a private
+ have a need to access old SMB servers (and are on a private
network) you probably want to say N. Even if this support
is enabled in the kernel build, they will not be used
@@ -1975,8 +1975,8 @@
can be set to required (or optional) either in
/proc/fs/cifs (see fs/cifs/README for more detail) or via an
- option on the mount command. This support is disabled by
+ option on the mount command. This support is disabled by
default in order to reduce the possibility of a downgrade
attack.
-
+
If unsure, say N.

@@ -2019,5 +2019,5 @@
option can be turned off unless you are debugging
cifs problems. If unsure, say N.
-
+
config CIFS_EXPERIMENTAL
bool "CIFS Experimental Features (EXPERIMENTAL)"
@@ -2101,5 +2101,5 @@
clients. If you really need to run the old Coda userspace
cache manager then say Y.
-
+
For most cases you probably want to say N.

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