Mini C project - Digging the source ?
ulf.bertilsson at adcomdata.no
Mon Jan 7 23:55:07 GMT 2002
> I am very enthusiastic regarding libsmbclient. It is a very
> good idea and
> one which I am very glad to see happening. However, I have a
> few issues
> with the design of libsmbclient. These are not problems,
> per. se., but in
> specific cases can cause trouble.
Things are newer perfect :)
But I guess an studie of the source will come handy.
It's just basic stuff I need anyway.
> Libsmbclient is based on Samba and uses a lot of samba-isms.
No offence, but UGH!
> 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.
> Also, libsmbclient is designed for Unix. I know Ulf's
> platform, and it isn't Unix.
Yepp, one step closer to heaven :)
It's not Wintel
No *nix clone
We not welcome anywhere ;)
> Personally, I'm working on an NBTD. Several people have
> asked about this.
> The idea is fairly simple: Run a daemon that provides the
> virtual NetBIOS
> layer *separate from* the other layers. This has some
> disadvantages. For
> example, one reason Samba is fast is that we can build and
> parse packets
> all at once. Dividing up the layers would slow things a bit.
I remeber you talking about it.
I'm happy to steal code ;)
> On the plus side, it makes it easy to switch between port 139
> and port
> 445 semantics. It also makes it easier to write light-weight clients
> and servers--the equivalent of W/9x peer-to-peer type stuff.
Yepp, why would I want an Samba big Elefant monster ?
There must be platforms out there that don't like this ither ?
Then again the X86 CPU power/price just raise to the sky,
so nobody care if the code is way to huge.
> Finally, jCIFS already does a lot of what Ulf is looking to
> do. Ulf, if you can run Java on the Amiga or convert Java
> to C or C++ you may be in business.
Hopefully I could use parts of the code.
> Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them
> with your hands...you choose them as your guides, and following
> them you will reach your destiny. --Carl Schultz
In the spirit of Jay M =D
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