vote / opinions required on rpcclient

Greg Dickie greg at
Sun Nov 28 16:56:35 GMT 1999

That would work as well but then you need a bunch of symlinks to rpcclient.
Just please don't break command line rpcclient to make it more NT'ish!


On 28-Nov-99 Tim Potter wrote:
> Greg Dickie writes:
>> errr... please no! IMHO you have 2 kinds of people using samba: The UNIX
>> guys
>> who don't know (and don't want to know) NT, and vice-versa. I think
>> rpcclient
>> appeals to the UNIX sysadmin types. 
>> Could you not just create a bunch of scripts or aliases that would
>> give you those NT commandsbut use rpcclient under the covers? That
>> would make everybody happy, unless you want to put the WIN32 windows
>> in there ;-(
> You could always do the check the name of argv[0] and have the
> executable behave differently depending on the name it was invoked as
> trick.  Not sure how portable this is though.
> Tim.
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