setuid and libsmb

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Sat Jul 31 05:24:53 GMT 2004

On Sat, 2004-07-31 at 13:41, Steve French wrote:
> I noticed that libsmb returns an error when mount.smbfs (smbmnt/
> smbmount) is run setuid.  

Incorrect - smbmnt does not use libsmb.

> Is this new (I don't remember this last year)?

No, it is very old.

> This probably means that smbfs can not do user mounts anymore

Incorrect - only smbmnt needs to be suid for user mounts.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at
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