What a smbc_new_context timeout does and is there a way to change it?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Dec 16 19:36:01 UTC 2015

On Wed, Dec 16, 2015 at 09:49:31AM +0100, Andreas Schneider wrote:
> smbget uses libsmbclient
> smbclient uses libsmb (internal library)
> The ultimate goal would be that we only have one libsmblcient API and every 
> application uses that API ...
> However libsmbclient doesn't have a maintainer and only supports SMB1 ...

No, that's not true. libsmbclient obeys lp_client_max_protocol(),
which can be set to SMB2 or SMB3, and it should work fine.

Whilst not a proactive maintainer, I still fix bugs in
libsmbclient whenever they're found.

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