GSOC report 1: Improvements in smbclient backup mode

Matthieu Patou mat at
Sun Jun 30 01:25:21 MDT 2013

Hey Aurélien !

Thanks for the heads up.


On 06/28/2013 11:24 AM, Aurélien Aptel wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've been working on my project for almost a week now. I write at the
> end of each day what I've been doing on a journal which you can find
> here [1]. I also try to write a weekly report in which I summarize
> (you guessed it) the work of the week.
> For this week:
> - checked-out the samba repo and successfully configured and
>    compiled the project.
> - read and familiarized myself with the main file behind the tar
>    feature (clitar.c).
> - setup a samba testing server along with a virtual windows machine
> - understood and manually tested the various switch and modes you can
>    use: the incremental mode, archive bit reset, backup of file newer
>    than <FILE>, etc.
> - started to work on a new test script for the tar feature
> I've mainly focused on the test script these last few days. It now
> does all the things the old script did and more. You can find it on my
> public repo [2].
> Again for more details, example of output, etc you can check my journal [1].
> 1:
> 2:

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