smbget's -P option

Andreas Schneider asn at
Tue Feb 16 07:26:42 UTC 2016

On Monday 15 February 2016 20:28:26 Christian Ambach wrote:
> Hi list,


> So before spending more time fixing the issues with the option, I would
> rather tend to remove it (as part of the smbget renovation efforts for 4.4).
> Data migration (including ACLs) is outside of the scope of this tool and
> talking about permissions in the docs creates false expectations.

I would vote for removing it. If things are not clear and the user doesn't 
easily understand it it will create more problems than we can resolve with it.


	-- andreas

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