[SCM] Samba Shared Repository - branch master updated - release-4-0-0alpha8-242-g91e020f

Jeff Layton jlayton at samba.org
Mon Jul 6 10:33:00 GMT 2009

The branch, master has been updated
       via  91e020fca1b1428d994e742e97c5c73d4bf88458 (commit)
      from  5e7da42f6ea768a1e2eeeb15b8b2c41cdfcac94f (commit)


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commit 91e020fca1b1428d994e742e97c5c73d4bf88458
Author: Suresh Jayaraman <sjayaraman at suse.de>
Date:   Mon Jul 6 06:31:30 2009 -0400

    doc: clarify that mount.cifs never uses smb.conf
    For some users who are used to smbclient, it is not clear that
    mount.cifs never uses smb.conf for configuring client specific
    parameters. So, let's add this information to mount.cifs man page.
    Signed-off-by: Suresh Jayaraman <sjayaraman at suse.de>


Summary of changes:
 docs-xml/manpages-3/mount.cifs.8.xml |    8 ++++++++
 1 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

Changeset truncated at 500 lines:

diff --git a/docs-xml/manpages-3/mount.cifs.8.xml b/docs-xml/manpages-3/mount.cifs.8.xml
index a748b90..6461d82 100644
--- a/docs-xml/manpages-3/mount.cifs.8.xml
+++ b/docs-xml/manpages-3/mount.cifs.8.xml
@@ -589,6 +589,14 @@ read and used as the password.
 	<para>This command may be used only by root, unless installed setuid, in which case the noeexec and nosuid mount flags are enabled. When installed as a setuid program, the program follows the conventions set forth by the mount program for user mounts.</para>
+	<para>
+	Some samba client tools like smbclient(8) honour client-side
+	configuration parameters present in smb.conf. Unlike those
+	client tools, <emphasis>mount.cifs</emphasis> ignores smb.conf
+	completely.
+	</para>

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