more on broken smbclient tar behaviour
waider at waider.ie
Fri Apr 4 13:59:52 GMT 2003
I'm having trouble following what's supposed to be going on here as I
wasn't clear on what it was doing before :) However.
* It appears that the code in clitar.c that parses the arguments for
one thing assumes that if you don't specify -F or -I as part of the
tar instruction (i.e. smbclient -TF or -TI) that you want -X
behaviour and it attempts to process all the args as a
cliplist. This doesn't seem right in any context.
* When it's trying to snag the filename from the arglist, it's using
argv[Optind]. Optind is 1 when this code runs, meaning the sharename
is taken to be the tarfile name. This is the bug I originally
I'll see if I can figure out how to fix these, but if someone else
fixes it first I'm not going to complain :)
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