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

Christian Ambach ambi at
Thu Mar 1 13:39:07 MST 2012

On 03/01/2012 10:21 AM, 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.

+1 for the smbclient rename.

I am not familiar enough with the other commands to make a well-founded 
decision about them, thus I'll let the decision-making about them to others.


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