meaning of smb seek

Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Thu Nov 29 04:38:09 GMT 2007


Which clients use this trick?

The fact that it can be used means that it is, at minimum, supported (by
Windows?).  That's different from the SMB_COM_COPY which doesn't seem to
work against most Windows systems I've tested (up through W2K).

Chris -)-----

tridge at wrote:
> Amin,
> The only use of SMBseek that I know of is as an alternative way to
> find the file size. It makes no difference that I know of to any other
> operations.
> Cheers, Tridge

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