Problem with libsmbclient

Derrell Lipman derrell.lipman at
Mon Jun 23 19:49:04 GMT 2008

On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 10:32 AM, Andreas Schneider <anschneider at>

> Derrell Lipman wrote:
>> The example programs don't attempt to handle kerberos, but if one wanted
>> them to do so, your patch makes sense in that it's the client's
>> responsibility to request kerberos.  Looks fine.  I'm not going to change
>> the examples as I want to keep them simple.
> I think there should be at least one example which shows how to use
> kerberos support.
>> If there's additional documentation to place in libsmbclient.h that you
>> feel would prevent others from having the same problem you did, I'd
>> certainly appreciate any verbiage you send my way.
> A note in libsmbclient.h would be good as it isn't documented at all.
> I've attached a patch for this.

Andreas, after reconsideration, I agree there should be an example and the
way you did it is as good as any for the example directory.  I've applied
both of your patches.  Thanks!



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