smbsh issues w/ samba-2.0.7
spark at dds.nl
Fri Nov 3 16:53:53 GMT 2000
On Friday 03 November 2000 15:47, David Collier-Brown wrote:
> Jelmer Feenstra wrote:
> > How about a coda-like implementation of an smb filesystem ? A userspace
> > daemon would do all filesystem related stuff (reading, writing, listing)
> > and this daemon would be called from within the kernel (sort of userfs in
> > the kernel -> coda is actually a sort of example of this)
> One of the big stumbling blocks is that the vendors
> (including Sun) don't document how to write add-on
> filesystems. In part this is because the interfaces
> are subject to change.
> Sun's release of Solaris source (currently ovedue)
> should make tracking its changes easier, as well as
> discouraging unnecessary changes...
I don't really understand your point here. Are you pointing out that keeping
the smb client library would be hard to keep up-to-date because of changing
interfaces on sun's side ? How is this done in the current smbclient ?
I'm just proposing a different approach to browsing smb networks on linux
systems. The way I described seems like a possible method of implementing
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