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Implementing Samba 4

By : Marcelo Leal
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Implementing Samba 4

By: Marcelo Leal

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Implementing Samba 4
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Open source development and collaborative work

The Samba software and the newest and much-awaited, fully featured Version 4 is the result of a huge project that hides an effortless community and the hard work of hackers from all around the world [71]. No matter how many years I've been involved in open source software initiatives and all the collaborative work and amazing solutions resulting from many different open source projects, I'm still amazed at the dedication and passion these communities employ in building their code and support. Since the beginning of my career [70], I have always been involved in open source projects such as GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, and OpenSolaris. With respect to the last one, I could actually become a contributor for Open Highly Availability Clusters, with my code actually accepted in the mainstream and a book [57] about ZFS [58] published in Brazilian Portuguese. However, I have sent some patches/requests for other open source application software, and even for...