- replacement for smbclient and smbfs

Andrew Tridgell tridge at
Fri Oct 2 23:49:58 GMT 1998

> SGI would be very happy with this.  try to make it (/smb) an entry in
> /etc/fstab.  that would make SGI even _more_ happy.

it isn't in /etc/fstab because it isn't actually mounted. The
filesystem only exists at the library level.

The main consequence of this is that:

- you can't execute programs off the /smb/ filesystem
- you can't mmap() the files

In fact, we could make it handle execution and mmap() as well, but it
would be an ugly, slow hack.

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