libsmbclient: Browsing and a URI spec?

Michael B. Allen mballen at
Wed Jan 3 19:28:13 GMT 2001

On Wed, Jan 03, 2001 at 09:32:12AM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:
> Putting on my administrator hat, I have misgivings about libsmbclient using
> anything /other/ than smb.conf as its global config file.  There are other
> client applications (smbclient, smbsh[, smbmount?]) which already use
> smb.conf, and libsmbclient, being derived from Samba code, already has support
> for this file.  It's true that smb.conf is a little heavy for libsmbclient's
> needs, but I don't think that's enough reason to introduce a new conf file
> with a new format.  When I've already configured the workgroup setting, the
> 'name resolve order', the wins server address, and all sorts of other client
> options in smb.conf, why would I want to specify them again in a different
> global config?

Here, here.

Is there a 'domain' parameter for smb.conf that's read by smbclient? I
wish there were so I didn't have to type -W mydom everytime. Sounds like
this would be good for too maybe?


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