[jcifs] Server resolution for Windows 98
Allen, Michael B (RSCH)
Michael_B_Allen at ml.com
Mon Nov 11 11:28:24 EST 2002
This is correct. I broke this when I coverted all character encoding routines in b6. Will fix.
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> From: Matthew Tippett [SMTP:matthew.tippett at sympatico.ca]
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> Subject: [jcifs] Server resolution for Windows 98
> I seem to have found (and fixed) a problem with the fallback from the
> *SMBSERVER called name not present condition when connecto to a master
> browser to retrieve a list of known domains.
> The problem manifested itself when attempting to talk to windows 98 SE
> systems. It looks like *SMBSERVER as a name is present in the CIFS
> standard, and is implemented in XP/NT and above, but not Win98. The
> Nautilus implementation of smb (most likely though libsmb has similar
> behaviour except it does a NBSTAT of
> *<00><00><00><00><00><00><00><00><00><00><00><00><00><00><00> vs the
> *<00> that jcifs currently does.
> By applying the patch attached, I can now connect to a windows 98 master
> browser and it all works great :).
> Chris or Michael, can you make a comment on the 'correctness' of doing this?
> Matthew Tippett - matthew.tippett at sympatico.ca - (416) 435-4118
> Technology Forum - http://www.technology-forum.org/
> Commercial Open Source - http://www.commercialos.org/ << File: ANY_HOSTS_NAME.patch >>
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