Libsmbclient 3.0.26a and Vista Junctions

Derrell Lipman derrell.lipman at
Fri Nov 16 15:26:10 GMT 2007

On Nov 16, 2007 10:22 AM, Derrell Lipman
<derrell.lipman at> wrote:
> > I also wonder if it is possible to follow Vist junctions with SMBv1
> > or do we need to use SMBv2 to do that? Or maybe its not possible at all?
> It may be possible to determine that it _is_ a junction, but I highly
> doubt it's possible to follow it using the SMBv1 functionality.  This
> is all conjecture, however, at this point.  One of my first steps when
> I start working on this (and you could do similarly now if you'd like)
> will be to look at what Samba4 has accomplished with respect to
> junctions.  There are likely already some useful torture tests
> pertaining to them.

The other place to look, if you're so inclined, is at the Linux kernel
cifs driver.  Steve may have already solved this problem in that


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