samba and vista computers

youshi10 at youshi10 at
Thu Mar 29 20:10:02 UTC 2007

On Thu, 29 Mar 2007, Gerald Freymann wrote:

> On Thu, 29 Mar 2007 15:14:38 -0400
> Gerard Seibert <gerard at> wrote:
>> I heard that Vista home was not designed for networking. You might be
>> better served by checking out an MS News forum regarding this problem. I
>> have often gotten better results regarding the use of MS products with
>> non-MS products from there.
> Oh no, Vista Home Premium is fine for basic home networks.
> After searching, I believe issues with Vista and Vista printer
> sharing are 'improved upon' in later releases, especially samba-3.0.25
> (and we are at 3.0.23).

You should update your ports tree. The latest version available is 3.0.24, and it's recommended because there was a format string error of some kind in <=3.0.23d.


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