mailslot handlers & API

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Tue Jan 26 12:47:04 GMT 1999

Malte Starostik wrote:
> Driven by the idea of writing a Linux client for RealPopup, a WinPopup
> like app for Windows, that uses the mailslots \MAILSLOT\MESSNGR and
> \MAILSLOT\REALP, I´m currently playing with an extension to nmbd.
> My questions before going on are:
> - am I concerning about something that is already implemented 
> in any way and I´ve just not found it?

smbclient can send messages and the smb.conf 
parameter "message command" specifies what to 
do when a Winpopup style message is received.

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at   

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
                                  - Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )

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