libsmbclient API for querying LMB?
rsharpe at richardsharpe.com
Tue Nov 11 03:50:25 GMT 2003
On Mon, 10 Nov 2003 Derrell.Lipman at UnwiredUniverse.com wrote:
> David Wuertele <dave-gnus at bfnet.com> writes:
> > 1. Does running smbc_readdir() multiple times result in multiple
> > packets on the LAN? Or does it cache and return?
> smbc_opendir() does all of the work on the LAN, and can take a looonnnnggggg
> time if reading a large folder (not an issue for your browsing usage).
> smbc_readdir() just returns data from the cache. smbc_closedir() frees the
This was one of the aspects of the underlying libsmb routines that I was
unhappy with, but have never had time to fix it. It really should work
more like findfirst and findnext.
Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at]ns.aus.com, rsharpe[at]samba.org,
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