Steve French smfrench at
Wed May 16 16:54:16 GMT 2007

Which brings up the obvious question - does smbclient in SAMBA_3_0_26
have a way to request > 64K reads now that the server would support
it?  I was trying that just before adding the code to Linux cifs

My tests show it requesting 0xFC00 (current Samba smbd and smbclient
from 3.0.26 svn)

On 5/16/07, Jeremy Allison <jra at> wrote:
> On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 09:18:08AM -0500, Steve French wrote:
> > In current samba-3-0-26 svn, I see the server returning support for
> > the Unix Extensions (in negprot), but don't see smbclient requesting
> > them on SessionSetup - and I don't see a SetFSUnixInfo.  posix_mkdir
> > works from smbclient and does what is expected - but the client has
> > not requested unix capabilities for the share
> Yes that's right. I don't enforce UNIX caps before accepting
> UNIX calls. It's the same way that we accept all CIFS command
> codes even if a client negotiates a downlevel dialect.
> In order for you to be *sure* that they'll work you must
> do the qfsinfo to find out if they're supported, but even
> if you don't do that and are talking to a server that supports
> them they'll work if you send them.
> Jeremy.



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