PROPOSAL: remove non -U password argument option from smbclient
tpot at samba.org
Wed Jul 30 00:08:54 GMT 2003
While looking at a bug in the smbclient tar option I discovered
a weird fact about smbclient. The synopsis from the manual page is:
smbclient servicename [ password ] [ other args...]
If there is a non-option argument after the service name it will be
treated as a password. Does anyone want to keep this behaviour?
There's a bug at the moment where the password must be specified as
the second argument and the one specified with -U doesn't work.
I think we should stick with the standard ways of specifying usernames
and passwords (-U user%pass, $USER environment variable) rather than
having special behaviour for smbclient. It could break existing
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