12, not 8 char limit in testparm?

David Collier-Brown -- Customer Engineering David.Collier-Brown at sun.com
Mon Sep 15 20:12:36 GMT 2003

Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> So, that means:
> - W/9x, W/Me, and smbclient prior to Samba 3.0 cannot read names longer
>   than 12 bytes.
> - W/NT4, W2k, W2k3, and W/XP-pro can use the RPC call and read long share
>   names.

Then I'll suggest the message contain words like
	".. or browsing and connections from Windows 9X and ME
	may fail unexpectedly."

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