jeannie at mitre.org
Tue Aug 3 16:45:44 GMT 1999
When I first started this NT stuff, I was hoping someone might have
ported win32-like modules to unix. (Why be forced to run perl code on
NT, right?) It would be really, really convenient to do all of this
samba and user administration stuff from a unix box. The author of
these modules (among others) said they hadn't been ported and had no
"Christopher R. Hertel" wrote:
> You may want to look at
> This is 'libsmb', an SMB library written in C++. There is also an smblib
> written in C, but I've lost the pointer (Richard?).
> Samba itself is not designed to be extensible in the manner you describe.
> Most people who have tried to write a graphical front-end have also sent
> commands to smbclient and smbmount.
> Chris -)-----
> > I know there was at least one attempt in the past to create a library of
> > smb tools that other programs could make use of. I, however, can find no
> > reference to it now on the samba.org site. Is there any plan in the near
> > future to work on such a beast? I've been writting a gui frontend for
> > samba, and having to wrap smbclient and smbmount is not fun (though that
> > is what I am currently doing). I would also prefer not to just rip out
> > code from smbclient, since then I have to keep it up to date to.
> > If there is something along these lines already going on i'd love a
> > pointer to it, if not, is anyone interested in starting? I know nothing
> > of the internals of samba, and would probably be next to worthless, but
> > I'd still be willing to help, i really think such a library would be a
> > very helpfull thing.
> > thanks
> > -chris
> > (ps - this seemed the most appropriate list to send this to, if it is
> > not, please forgive me... and educate me)
> > _______________________________________________________
> > Christopher Rogers http://www.pobox.com/~gandalf
> > gandalf at pobox.com gandalf at darkcorner.net
> -- I have a shoehorn, the kind with teeth. --
> Christopher R. Hertel -)----- University of Minnesota
> crh at nts.umn.edu Networking and Telecommunications Services
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