[Feature Request] smbspool should accept port parameter in URL

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at vernstok.nl
Sun May 30 11:59:21 GMT 2004

Hi Fabian,

I've applied your patch, thanks!



On Sun, May 30, 2004 at 01:29:08PM +0200, Fabian Franz wrote about '[Feature Request] smbspool should accept port parameter in URL':
> Hi,

> while working on printing  support for NX (www.nomachine.com) I stumbled 
> across a problem I could not solve without a patch.

> NX is a terminal server (with very efficient X-protocol compression) and to 
> allow easy file sharing with the local machine samba is used. For NX the 
> NX-Client does forward the samba / windows port 139 to some port on the 
> remote machine. As smbmount does allow a port parameter, easy file sharing 
> and mounting is already possible.

> So it is necessary for NX that smbspool parses the port parameter. I also 
> opened a bugzilla-entry with a proposed patch:

> https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1405

> I myself am Knoppix co-developer and we have the NX-client on it since version 
> 3.4.

> cu

> Fabian


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