libsmbclient access to Vista shares

derrell at derrell at
Sat Apr 7 15:04:42 GMT 2007

"Gerald (Jerry) Carter" <jerry at> writes:

> derrell at wrote:
>> I had my first opportunity, yesterday, to test 
>> libsmbclient against Vista. It's broken.  We can not
>> enumerate nor access Vista shares.  I was using code
>> from trunk as of Thursday night.  This will likely 
>> affect konqueror and gnome's browser, so it'd be nice
>> to get it fixed.
> ...
>> Given my lack of knowledge about the negotiated security 
>> protocols, I'll likely need a bunch of help to figure out
>> what's going on here.  I also don't have regular access
>> to Vista, so my ability to test this is extremely limited.
>> Jeremy or Jerry, if you want to look into it, the 
>> testbrowse example is an easy way to work with it.
>> Any suggestions or help will be greatly appreciated!
> Too late for 3.0.25rc1.  But we have one other open
> issue that is related to Samba clients and Vista:
> Derrell, is there an open bug for the libsmbclient/Vista
> issue?  If so can you attach a trace of the failure?
> Thanks.

There is no open bug.  I had hoped to proactively (and much earlier) ensure
that libsmbclient worked against Vista.  It still appears that I'm the first
to determine that it doesn't work, though.


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