Error 0 from libsmbclient smbc_opendir("smb://:@@HOME/")

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Fri Aug 22 07:32:41 GMT 2003

On Thu, 21 Aug 2003, Michael Spilo wrote:

> Hi All,
> Sorry to bother you again, but I'm still having problems browsing my
> workgroups, now with libsmbclient 3.0rc1.  I'm new to this stuff, though
> I dealt with NETBIOS for other issues in a previous life.
> Anyway, the question is why do I get a -1 return with 0 errno on a
> smbc_opendir("smb://:@@HOME/") Could this be caused by some stupid setup
> mistake on my part? 
> (The ":@" I've found is necessary if the workgroup name contains an @,
> since there doesn't seem to be a way to escape the @ out of the URI
> user:password@ sequence, which ends up a problem if you have @ in the
> user name, password or server/workgroup, but that's another topic.)

Can you get us a network trace of what is going on? tcpdump or ethereal 
are your friends.

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at], rsharpe[at], 

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