Perl bindings for libsmbclient

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Mon Oct 11 21:39:31 GMT 2004

On Mon, 11 Oct 2004, David Wuertele wrote:

> I'm a heavy libsmbclient user.  I'd like to have access to both the
> old RAP functionality and the new RPC functionality.  Specifically, at
> least these functions:
>   cli_api()
>   cli_full_connection(), cli_nt_session_open(), cli_nt_session_close()
>   cli_srvsvc_net_share_enum()
>   init_enum_hnd()
>   lp_load(), load_interfaces(), lp_set_name_resolve_order()
>   resolve_name(), name_query(), node_status_query()
> The API could be improved upon by hiding these functions and making it
> more intuitive.  But these functions should still be accessible.
> David> I need to act as a client for some monitoring functions (list
> David> the shares, see the status). But it also seems I should talk to
> David> functions specific to the 'net' command for administrative
> David> operations : it's not clear to me how libsmbclient and net are
> David> related : apparently net is not linked to libsmbclient : is it
> David> historical or on purpose ?
> I have patches which cause the net functionality to be compiled into
> libsmbclient.  Let me know if you want them.

Why don't you send them in?

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at], rsharpe[at],

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