smbmount, smbumount and smbmnt
ulf.bertilsson at adcomdata.no
Wed May 1 03:19:02 GMT 2002
> I am deploying samba for an embedded system. The requirement
> is that the
> system should be able to mount windows share points. I
> believe "smbmount,
> smbumount and smbmnt" components are needed to do the same. I
> am not very
> clear about smbmnt though!
> I find that smbmount, smbumount and smbmnt are all quite
> huge. Around 300
> to 400Kb each.
> I understand that Samba is capable of doing complex things.
> However if all
> i need is the ability to mount and unmount share points do i
> need this big a
> smbmount, smbumount and smbmnt?
> Also whenever i choose SMB_FS support in the Kernel
> configuration, i am
> forced to choose the NLS. Do i really need it? How can i do
> without it? Also
> the smbmount demands codepage.850, codepage-def.850, unicode_map.850,
> unicode_map.ISO8859-1 files. I have not provided the same in
> my embedded
> development environment. Funnily, although it complains that
> the above files
> were not found, it works fine! What does this mean? What are its
> implications? Can i do without these too?
> My target is MIPS running on Linux. I could not compile
> Samba for MIPS
> directly. However after some jugglery i changed my Makefile
> and it compiled
> me smbmount, smbumount and smbmnt. Now smb works on my target
> system too.
> However the file size is huge [801, 815 and 797 Kb]. How can
> i reduce this?
> Any help regarding the same would he great.
> Thanks a lot in advance.
I belive the Amiga version is under 100kb exe.
It also have wrapper to take care of POSIX calls.
Could be useful ?
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