SMBClient - Messenger service
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Tue Oct 22 16:17:01 GMT 2002
On Tue, Oct 22, 2002 at 03:56:31PM +0100, David Lee wrote:
> The single-frame version can only send a short message (less than 128
> bytes), whereas the multi-frame version allows up to 1600 bytes total. See
> the description of the "File Sharing Protocol". (Use Google to search for
> "INTEL Part Number 138446".)
Cool. Thanks for the pointer!
> Over the last couple of years I have looked at generalising this code in
> Samba, and made some progress. (In a test implementation, I was able to
> use UNIX commands such as "wall" and "write" to produce WinPopup messages
> on the client PCs.) This required extracting, and altering, some code
> from smbclient, but this can be done in a re-useable way.
> If someone of the Samba Team is willing to facilitate this, I'll willingly
> submit the changes I made as a possible starting-point.
I might be able to do that. What do you have in mind.
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