Replacing smbclient and nmblookup binaries with the source3 equivalents for the Samba4 release.

Jeremy Allison jra at
Thu Mar 1 11:23:36 MST 2012

On Thu, Mar 01, 2012 at 10:21:32AM -0800, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> Currently the smbclient and nmblookup installed in the Samba4
> install are the ones from source4. The ones from source3 are
> currently installed as smbclient3 and nmblookup3.
> As the ones from source3 are the binaries most existing
> installations and scripts use and have more functionality
> than the ones from source4 I'm preparing a patch to
> swap this so that a Samba4 install gets smbclient and
> nmblookup from source3, and the source4 binaries are
> installed as smbclient4 and nmblookup4.
> I'm willing to entertain not installing them at all as
> an alternative (I don't like having duplicate binaries
> around to confuse people), but I think at a minimum
> this change needs doing so we can move closer to a
> S4 release.
> I'll post the patch for review once I'm done.

Hmmm. I've just noticed that the ntlm_auth binary
that is also widely used is also installed as
ntlm_auth3. Andrew, you're currently working on
this one - what is your opinion ? Should we make
the default ntlm_auth3 -> ntlm_auth or the ntlm_auth
from source4 ?


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