Mini C project - Digging the source ?

Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Mon Jan 7 14:02:03 GMT 2002

> >Libsmbclient is based on Samba and uses a lot of samba-isms.  On any
> >system with nmbd running, that's okay.  If I recall correctly, however,
> >libsmbclient does things like read packets out of the unexpected packet
> >database.  Again, this is okay on systems running nmbd.
> >
> Actually, I never did that, but did similarly egregious things. It no 
> longer does anything like that.

Ah.  Very nice.  It would be great if libsmbclient could stand alone.

Um... is the SMB layer separated from the NBT layer?

> >
> >Also, libsmbclient is designed for Unix.  I know Ulf's platform, and it
> >isn't Unix.
> >
> Yes, that is true :-)

Could probably be fixed...  ;)

Chris -)-----

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