Get Samba version or capability information from Windows

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri Jan 18 08:16:01 GMT 2008

On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 05:09:54PM -0500, David Collier-Brown wrote:
>  I'd mildly reccomend a compact form of the first three of these, 
> ending in a string version and date/time for human convenience.
> struct smb_extra_info
>   {
>    uint32_t magic_number;	/* "SmBa" or something */
>    uint64_t samba_build_ver;	/* SVN or Git version number. */
>    time_t   samba_build_time;	/* The time of the commit. */
>    char     samba_version[32]; /* String version and date/time */
>   };
>  This assumes that you only need 4-byte alignment if you want to
> grab the binary build_ver and build_time, of course.

Sounds ok, although I don't know yet where we should get the
build time from. But that should be solvable.

Corinna, would you mind to code that up as a patch?

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