smbclient and large file support

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Mon Dec 30 02:13:02 GMT 2002

On Sun, 29 Dec 2002, Adnan Olia wrote:

> Hi Herb,
> I made the changes with this patch on Samba 2.2.7a and then re-compiled it
> with
> ./configure --with-libsmbclient
> After the new samba install, I tried to "get" a file from Win2000 Advanced
> Server to Mandrake Linux 8.2 server using SMBCLIENT and was successfully
> able to transfer a 6.63GB file.  Then I tried to "put" a file from Mandrake
> Linux 8.2 server to the Win2000 Advanced Server and the file completed at
> 4GB rather than 6.63 GB.  Is this normal?

I think it has to do with the code that reads a file on the local machine 
giving up after 4GB.

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at], rsharpe[at], 

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