nmbd/smbd default behavior.
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at NTS.Umn.EDU
Wed Aug 12 17:34:19 GMT 1998
> I think that defaulting to overwriting the files would be **bad**.
> Simply by restarting the smbd daemon you would effectively erase
> logs of attacks and / or bugs. This has long bothered me about nmbd
> ( although I relaize I can override this ). I would vote for
> appending to the existing files as the default behavior.
Sounds reasonable. I'm just trying to find out why the two are different.
It does bring up the question of the -a switch, though. To me, -a should
me 'append', not 'overwrite'.
Christopher R. Hertel -)----- University of Minnesota
crh at nts.umn.edu Networking and Telecommunications Services
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