VFS: connect to share is different with Win98 and smbclient

Rainer Link link at foo.fh-furtwangen.de
Wed Nov 21 10:27:08 GMT 2001

Martin Pool wrote:

> I seem to recall that Win9x opens only a single socket connection to a
> server and performs all operations for all shares and security
> contexts across that socket.  smbclient is a more "normal" unix
> program in that each instance of the program opens its own socket.

Yes, exactly.

> I'm not sure what to do about this -- it might require a big change
> inside Samba -- but hopefully it's a useful start...

Hum, I'm not sure if it's really worth. 


cheers, Rainer

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