smb_receive problem with 2.2.3

Tim Potter tpot at
Fri Feb 15 10:41:07 GMT 2002

On Fri, Feb 15, 2002 at 10:53:09AM -0600, Esh, Andrew wrote:

> While doing a number of tests, one of my associates found the cause
> of the failure of one our Samba file access torture tests. I am wondering
> why the code to return READ_ERROR was added to smb_receive.

This code was added to stop smbclient returning "error code 0" when the
remote server was failing to respond to keepalive packets.

It sounds like this is having unintended consequences so it should
probably be backed out.


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