smbclient and no more -P

Richard Sharpe sharpe at
Sat Jan 16 13:31:07 GMT 1999

At 10:43 PM 1/16/99 +1100, Andrew Tridgell wrote:
>> Do all servers understand that convention?  What happens if someone out
>> there is still using Samba to access an old server, perhaps Lan Man,
>> PATHWORKS, etc?
>> Will this new approach break someone's carefully crafted setup?
>actually, I think I remember seeing some reports that the old
>smbclient didn't work with CORE servers anymore anyway, so we probably
>didn't lose anything, but we could gain something by adding proper
>support in if you feel like doing it. A lot more needs changing than
>just the ???? stuff though, you need to use Tcon instead of TconX, and
>you can't use session_setup. You also have to use different
>read/write/open calls etc. It isn't a one line fix :)

Hmmm, next month, when I finish writing :-)

Or, is that the month after, John?

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