Re: Call for Foundation-supported Project Ideas
- In reply to: Miroslav Lachman : "Re: Call for Foundation-supported Project Ideas"
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Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 06:00:03 UTC
On Wed, Nov 24, 2021 at 5:02 AM Miroslav Lachman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > On 23/11/2021 23:41, Joseph Mingrone wrote: > > Hello FreeBSD community, > > > > The Foundation is seeking suggestions for new projects to support. What > > gaps in the Project are not being addressed by the broader community? > > > > You can read about past Foundation-supported projects at > > https://freebsdfoundation.org/our-work/projects/ and the Foundation's > > four main areas of focus in the 'Technology Roadmap' article at > > https://freebsdfoundation.org/blog/technology-roadmap/. > > > > Right now we are gathering ideas. We will send out a call for project > > grant proposals soon. If you prefer to send your project ideas directly > > to the Foundation, we will be monitoring responses at > > email@example.com. > > I would really like to see Foundation sponsored project to bring SMBv2 > and SMBv3 support in to smbfs in base instead of deprecating smbfs / CIFS. > > FreeBSD is the only one widely used operating system lacking support for > modern SMB / CIFS versions. SMB is still widely used in desktops and > servers environment for mounting shares between different OSes. > > The latest thread from October with this discussion can be found in > freebsd-current@ archive > https://lists.freebsd.org/archives/freebsd-current/2021-October/000893.html > And continuing in November > > https://lists.freebsd.org/archives/freebsd-current/2021-November/000915.html > > Kind regards > Miroslav Lachman > > Another +1 for modern SMBFS.