smbclient 64-bit read/write support, and the lack thereof :-(

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Tue Jan 28 03:11:00 GMT 2003

On Mon, 27 Jan 2003, Brian Poole wrote:

> Quoting Pierre Belanger (pbelang1 at from 27 January 2003:
> > Neil,
> > 
> > You might want to "download" the latest Samba from CVS. Check
> > out the Web site on how to do this. There has been an issue
> > fixed in late December 2002 (a + 4GB issue) using smbclient.
> There are still quite a few places in smbtar that are not large file
> safe. Probably some in client.c as well but I haven't looked. One of
> these days if I have time I will try to go through and submit a real
> patch but currently I have tried to pass this off on Herb (though I
> guess it didn't work too well ;-). If others are interested in 
> fixing bugs in this area I can send a small list that I had collected
> from a quick run through of the code.

Send me the list and I will see what I can do :-)

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

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