libsmbclient is not thread safe

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Sep 6 04:14:12 MDT 2012

On Wed, Sep 05, 2012 at 11:16:57PM +0530, adnan wrote:
> Hi,
>   I just wanted to inquire that, are there any plans to release a thread
> safe version of libsmbclient library. Its really a big issue!

We would like to do that, but as none of our base
infrastructure is designed with thread safety in mind, this
will be a major challenge. With latest master, there is some
work done to make smb calls from multi-threaded python into
a single smb client connection. Maybe we can build upon that
to so something in that direction.



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