s3: Consolidate server_id_self into the equivalent procid_self()
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1 <chapter id="samba">
2         <title>Samba</title>
3
4         <para>
5                 Samba is an Open Source application that provides 
6                 an SMB implementation for POSIX-compatible 
7                 operating systems. 
8         </para>
9
10         <para>
11                 Providing support for a Windows-based file-sharing protocol
12                 on POSIX servers sometimes requires mapping Windows semantics to 
13                 POSIX semantics.
14         </para>
15
16         <para>
17                 Samba has always been catching up with Microsoft. Here is a list 
18                 of Samba releases and what they support (or will support).
19         </para>
20
21         <sect1>
22         <title>Samba 2.2</title>
23
24         <para>Full CORE and Workgroup support. Somewhat basic 
25                 NT4-style support.</para>
26         </sect1>
27
28         <sect1>
29                 <title>Samba 3.0</title>
30
31                 <para>Full CORE and Workgroup support. Almost complete 
32                         NT4-style support.
33                 </para>
34         </sect1>
35
36         <sect1>
37                 <title>Samba 3.2</title>
38
39                 <para>FIXME</para>
40         </sect1>
41
42         <sect1>
43                 <title>Samba 4.0</title>
44                 
45                 <para>Full CORE, Workgroup, NT4 and ADS support.</para>
46
47         </sect1>
48 </chapter>