samba-2, samba-3 client and WXP share name length limitation
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Thu Nov 13 22:25:00 GMT 2003
On Fri, Nov 14, 2003 at 08:51:21AM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-11-14 at 08:32, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> > David Wuertele wrote:
> > | Andrew> Enumeration of shares over RPC.
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> > | Andrew> There was a patch for smbclient at one point, but for some
> > | Andrew> reason it never got in.
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> > | Do you have any references to this patch? I STFW but did not find it.
> > |
> > | Andrew> This should be in bugzilla, but if it's not, add it.
> > |
> > | I looked around the zilla, and didn't find it, so I added it.
> > I closed this since I would rather just keep smbdclient as
> > smbclient and not the 'son of rpcclient'. If net can't
> > enumerate shares using rpc, it should. We'll fix it there.
> Sorry - I object.
> The problem is that we have a user interface expectation that this
> works. We would have to remove all the share enumeration from
> 'smbclient' if we do this. As a very strong rule we don't change
> command line behaviour etc of our utilities, so why for an issue only of
> linker size do we need to do this?
> Why should our users have to care if the call was made over RAP or RPC?
I agree with Andrew on this one. In this case, it's not a question of
under-the-hood workings as much as user expectation. Basically, from a
"does it give me the expected output" perspective, smbclient is currently
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