External Samba library interface

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Tue Nov 21 21:18:09 GMT 2000

Matt Peterson wrote:
> ...
> Advantages of the exposing internal cli_ interface is that the
> library could be used by current samba client apps without code
> modification. The disadvantage of the internal cli_ interface is
> that is may be too low-level for what is needed by SMB client app
> developers.

Why not expose the internal cli_ interface and then provide a
higher-level interface for common things, e.g. getting a list of
shares on a system, getting the list of machines and workgroups,

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products                  mike at easysw.com
Printing Software for UNIX                       http://www.easysw.com

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