Directory listing in

Steve Langasek vorlon at
Fri Dec 29 21:32:30 GMT 2000

On Fri, 29 Dec 2000, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:

> > 	group = nmb_find_group(name,NULL);
> > 	while (!group) {
> > 		scope = strrchr(name, '.');
> > 		if (!scope) break;
> > 		scope++ = '\0';

		*scope++ = '\0';

> > 		group = nmb_find_group(name,scope);
> > 	}

> That's one way (though I think I see a small bug).  The other is to use 
> an escape sequence as is currently done in URLs.

I blame the bug on the fact that I've been working in PHP a lot more than I
have in C this week. :)

I think an escape sequence may be sufficient.  Using escape sequences to
represent a '.' in a netbios name is also cumbersome enough for a user that
they may think twice before using them, and there are already plenty of
reasons why it's good for periods to not be used.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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