more on broken smbclient tar behaviour

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Fri Apr 4 15:53:55 GMT 2003

On Fri, Apr 04, 2003 at 03:22:01PM +0100, Ronan Waide wrote about 'Re: more on broken smbclient tar behaviour':
> On April 4, waider at said:
> > * 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
> >   mentioned.

> further to this: the usage message outright lies to you. It suggests
> putting the sharename at the end of the parameter list, at which point
> smbclient tries to treat the tarfile filename as the sharename.
I'm working on this.


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