RAP bug: Not truncating names to 12 characters.

Marc Kaplan MKaplan at snapappliance.com
Sat Jan 17 05:57:04 GMT 2004

I wasn't saying that bug 767 was this RAP bug -- I was saying that the first
part of the bug ab mentioned (smbclient not displaying the names >12 chars)
is covered in that bug report.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael B Allen [mailto:mba2000 at ioplex.com]
> Sent: Friday, January 16, 2004 7:31 PM
> To: samba-technical at samba.org
> Subject: RE: RAP bug: Not truncating names to 12 characters.
> > ab wrote:
> >> Same with smbclient. It does display them but can't access.
> >> It also has
> >> bug in that displayed share name is cropped:
> >> d_printf("\t%-15.15s%-10.10s%s\n", name, typestr, comment);
> >
> > Right, and just as a note this is in bugzilla already:
> > https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=767
> Nope, 767 is totally different from what Chris is reporting.
> Although, regarding 767 I think smbclient should use 
> libsmbclient which should use
> NetShareEnum or NetrShareEnum depending on whatever the 
> server supports. It should
> be completely transparent to users. It's wrong to require the 
> use of two different
> programs depending on which type of server you're hitting.
> -- 
> A program should be written to  model the concepts of the task it
> performs rather than the physical world or a process because this
> maximizes the  potential for it  to be applied  to tasks that are
> conceptually similar and, more  important, to tasks that have not
> yet been conceived.

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