Scott Gifford sgifford at
Fri Jan 25 11:41:47 GMT 2002

Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at> writes:


> However, any attempt to make smbd create /dev/ entries is, in my
> opinion, highly misguided. The consequences in case of error and the
> cross-platform issues are a major concern to me.  As such, I greatly
> favor handling this outside smbd where the admin can configure such an
> arrangement to his/her liking.

Out of curiosity, do you have any technical objections to allocating a
pseudo-TTY for this purpose, if the admin requests it in the config
file?  I think that's the easiest solution to this.


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