[jcifs] no name with type 0x00 with no scope for host

Christopher R.Hertel crh at ubiqx.org
Fri Feb 22 10:37:21 EST 2002

On Thu, Feb 21, 2002 at 06:14:37PM -0500, Allen, Michael B (RSCH) wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From:	Christopher R.Hertel [SMTP:crh at ubiqx.org]
> > Sent:	Thursday, February 21, 2002 4:10 PM
> > To:	Michael B Allen
> > Cc:	jcifs at lists.samba.org
> > Subject:	Re: [jcifs] no name with type 0x00 with no scope for host
> > 
> > One recurring theme in the NetBIOS chapter of my book is the interplay
> > between theory and practice.  My weakness in writing the book is that I am
> > heavy on the theory side.  You and some of the folks on the Samba Team are
> > further over on the practice side.  This is really kewl.  It works for the
> > same reason that having two eyes works better than having one.
> > 
> 	When it comes to NetBIOS theory is completely different from practice. You
> 	really have to just look at the wire and take RFC 1002 with a grain of salt. I really
> 	wish you would spend more time on CIFS internals.

As I said, you're more on the practice side of the house.  We both need
both, though.  The way things are 'supposed' to work provides contrast and
reason, and shows why some things are broken the way they're broken.

As for the SMB stuff... That's next.  I'm writing the book one chapter at
a time.  Even so, I'll be digging into the theory and then contrasting
that with practice.

Chris -)-----

Samba Team -- http://www.samba.org/     -)-----   Christopher R. Hertel
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