osx lion samba and windows file sharing problems

lion no longer has samba. the pain, the pain. due to the samba group switching to gplv3 apple now has their own windows file sharing technology. unfortunately it doesn't seem quite there yet. but thanks to the joys of open source, it's quite easy to install it yourself. here is a little recipe for completing such a task. i have tested this to stream video files to a windows 7 based pc and to a wdtv live box. this comes mostly from the nice chaps at the boxee forums and requires you to be quite happy at the command line.

hope that helps someone out there

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