Gtk SMB Client

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Wed Mar 24 03:11:03 GMT 1999

there is also smb2www, a set of perl scripts, which present network
neighbourhood right through to files via web browsers.

On Wed, 24 Mar 1999, phil wrote:

> I made a samba-tcl extension a while ago based on samba, with it you can do
> NMB lookups and most all of SMB (excluding printer stuff). It should make it
> a lot easier to do the SMB stuff in your program, so if you're interested -
> has a link to the source.
> BTW -- you don't need to use Tk with Tcl, and it has an easy to use C
> library allow programming in C and Tcl.
> -phil
> >
> > 	I've started writing a GTK SMB client for X that will eventually
> > work like the Network Neighborhood portion of Window's Explorer. Before I
> > get too far into it I thought I should ask you if you knew of any similar 
> > projects?
> >
> > 	Also, I'm currently building it in Samba's source tree because you
> > have already written all the networking code. Thanks! But I need to know
> > if I should work to make my program independant of Samba or if you would
> > be interested in including my program with Samba once it's ready to be
> > released?  Another option is to have Samba (optionally?) build a library
> > and install it with appropriate headers.  This should not be too difficult
> > to do and may be the best solution.  Building a library is as simple as
> > adding another target to
> >
> > 	Either way, if you'd like to see a screenshot of what I've
> > currently got done, there is one at
> >
> >
> > Hope I'm not too off-topic! And thanks again!
> > Paul Laufer
> >
> >

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