Is samba.netbios (pynbt.c) useful?
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at samba.org
Wed May 31 17:34:39 UTC 2017
Sorry for the confusion, then. I have no idea whether the samba.netbios
code is used or not. The NBT transport, despite years of being declared
"deprecated" is still in common use. The nmbd daemon also gets run as a
matter of course, so I would not assume that the python NBT code is unused.
On 05/31/2017 12:23 PM, Alexander Bokovoy via samba-technical wrote:
> On ke, 31 touko 2017, Christopher R. Hertel via samba-technical wrote:
>> You might also want to take a look at https://github.com/ubiqx-org/Carnaval/
>> I haven't gotten around to committing any real SMB code, but the NBT
>> implementation is complete and fairly well documented.
>> I don't know what your goal is, but if you just want an NBT implementation
>> in Python then Carnaval is probably a good starting point.
> Lumir is porting Samba Python bindings to Python 3. I guess your answer
> is that samba.netbios code is not used much and can be removed.
>> Chris -)-----
>> On 05/31/2017 07:03 AM, Lumir Balhar via samba-technical wrote:
>>> I wanted to start with porting the module samba.netbios (libcli/nbt/pynbt.c)
>>> to Python 3 compatible form, but when I was looking for the tests, I found
>>> out that this module is used only in example code in
>>> Could you please help me to find tests for this module or at least usage of
>>> this module so I can write new tests?
>>> Thanks a lot and have a nice day.
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