GSOC report 3: Improvements in smbclient backup mode

Andreas Schneider asn at
Mon Jul 15 00:30:47 MDT 2013

On Sunday 14 July 2013 21:46:06 Aurélien Aptel wrote:
> Hi all,
> This week I've reimplemented most of the tar mode features using
> libarchive. smbclient can now read all the formats supported by
> libarchive (tar, tar.gz, zip, 7z, ...) when restoring an archive.
> Since most of the code in clitar.c used to parse and write tar achives
> and was pretty old and hard to maintain I started from scratch. The
> code is now easier to follow and half the size.

Awesome! Keep up the good work :)

	-- andreas

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Samba Team                             asn at

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