named pipe access

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Fri Jan 22 21:03:08 GMT 1999

On Fri, 22 Jan 1999, Todd Pfaff wrote:

> On Fri, 22 Jan 1999, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > if you want named pipe, see IPC$ commands in smbclient.
> do you mean see the source code in source/client/ that handles connections
> to IPC$?  am i warm when i guess that i should be looking at
> cli_call_api in clientutil.c and maybe look at the code in smbmount as an

clientutilARGH!  no, definitely not clientutil.c, although you're close:
clientgen.c instead.  you will need to specify \PIPE\WHATEVERNAME not

my honest opinion is that you are probably better off writing dce/rpc
functions instead of named pipe, i think you'll find that named pipe
functions are a mess.

unless they are very clearly documented, do you have any examples?


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