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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH v2 0/5] Rename "cifs" module to "smbfs"
On 08/02, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
>On Tue, Aug 02, 2022 at 04:00:43PM -0300, Enzo Matsumiya wrote:
>> Hi,
>> As part of the ongoing effort to remove the "cifs" nomenclature from the
>> Linux SMB client, I'm proposing the rename of the module to "smbfs".
>> As it's widely known, CIFS is associated to SMB1.0, which, in turn, is
>> associated with the security issues it presented in the past. Using
>> "SMBFS" makes clear what's the protocol in use for outsiders, but also
>> unties it from any particular protocol version. It also fits in the
>> already existing "fs/smbfs_common" and "fs/ksmbd" naming scheme.
>> This short patch series only changes directory names and includes/ifdefs in
>> headers and source code, and updates docs to reflect the rename. Other
>> than that, no source code/functionality is modified (WIP though).
>Why did you not reply to Jeff Layton's concern before posting a v2?

Hm, I was pretty sure I did. Sorry about that, I got confused on how my
mail client organized the replies to the initial thread.

Replying to Jeff right now.

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