[vlc-devel] RFC: Backporting the libsmb2 module to VLC 3.0

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Thu Oct 17 11:09:46 CEST 2019

As long as it does not imply core changes, I'd think it's ok.

Le 17 octobre 2019 12:04:33 GMT+03:00, Thomas Guillem <thomas at gllm.fr> a écrit :
>The libsmb2 module was added in VLC 4.0 more than one years ago. This
>module is used for SMB v2 and v3 and aims to replace libdsm (when SMBv1
>is gone for good). With VLC for iOS and Android teams, we decided to
>backport this module for these 2 specifics ports.
>iOS and Android users are testing this lib since quite some times now.
>We had lot of issues with this lib or the module, but all has issues
>been fixed now.
>So my question: should we backport this module to VLC 3.0 since it's
>used anyway by VLC3.0 ports ? Backporting it will really help me
>maintaining this module on those ports.
>NB1: if accepted, the macOS port could also use this module. The macOS
>team should decide to enable it or not.
>NB2: Enabling this module will break some SMBv1/SMBv2 configuration
>like the one I mention in
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