GSoC -- Possible projects

David Disseldorp ddiss at
Wed Apr 24 03:50:16 MDT 2013

Thanks for your interest Aurélien...

On Tue, 23 Apr 2013 23:06:55 +0200
Aurélien Aptel <aurelien.aptel at> wrote:

> - Improve smbclient archive support
> The goal of this project is to replace smbclient own limited tar
> implementation with a separate library (libarchive). This would fix
> several bugs, provide multiple archive/compression formats and maybe
> improve performances.
> I guess the CLI should also be changed to provide a way to choose
> between formats.

Additional archive/compression format support is not a requirement of
the task, but would certainly be beneficial.
Test coverage improvements on the existing
suite would also be worthwhile.

Cheers, David

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