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Steven McClellan steve at
Thu Mar 11 17:14:54 GMT 2004

On Thursday, March 11, 2004 Benjamin Riefenstahl wrote:

>Hi Steven,

>"Steven McClellan" <steve at> writes:
>> I should've opened the libsmbclient.h file to see that the extern "C" 
>> was missing for the function prototypes.  I guess that the next 
>> question should be whether the samba developers can add this to the 
>> libsmbclient.h file so that I don't have to maintain a separate one 
>> with my modifications.

>Strictly speaking it doesn't belong there.  Why should a C header file care
about C++?  Try using
> extern "C" {
> #include "smbclient.h"
> }
>in your C++ code. 

Thanks, that works fine as well.  I guess that maybe a note in the
documentation for the libsmbclient examples to show this may be the only
thing that is necessary.


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