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Date:      Mon, 26 Nov 2018 14:17:17 +0000
From:      Matthew Seaman <matthew@FreeBSD.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Possible updating of "mount_smbfs"
Message-ID:  <74ad82b9-719d-6acd-c371-bcf6515a0d57@FreeBSD.org>
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On 26/11/2018 12:02, Carmel NY wrote:
> Honestly, it it is not updated to work with SMB3 or better, it is for all
> practical purposes, impotent. Perhaps, FreeBSD 12 would be a logical place to
> put the utility to bed.

FreeBSD 12.0 is almost out the door, and the chance to make such changes 
there is long gone.  FreeBSD 12.1 or 13.0 would be where mount_smbfs 
could be removed, and now is actually a pretty good point at which to 
propose deprecating SMBv1 support for those versions.

Traditionally, that starts by sending an e-mail to freebsd-arch@... -- 
if you'ld like to be credited for the suggestion, please by all means do 
propose removing mount_smbfs there.  Of course, it will need a src 
committer to actually do the deed, but that's not likely to be a major 
obstacle.

	Cheers,

	Matthew



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