Samba 4 Hits Alpha Status, But 2008 Release Unlikely
Mar 05, 2008, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Are you curious about Samba 4, the ambitious new version of the
open source program that provides an interface between Linux and
Unix print and file servers and Microsoft Windows clients? As of
last month, version 4.0.0alpha2 is available for download, and
Samba team authentication developer Andrew Bartlett is encouraging
others to play around with the release and report the findings.
"'I work better and faster on real problems,' said Bartlett in a
telephone interview from Melbourne, Australia. 'If administrators
start trying things out and providing feedback, it allows me to be
much more focused rather than a general approach...'"