[PATCH] Add examples/winexe
jra at samba.org
Tue Aug 28 00:10:01 UTC 2018
On Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 02:07:40PM -0700, Jeremy Allison via samba-technical wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 04:32:37PM +0200, Volker Lendecke via samba-technical wrote:
> > Hi!
> > A customer asked me to smb2-enable winexe from
> > https://sourceforge.net/projects/winexe/. That sourceforge project is
> > based on Samba code from 2012 and before. It was not feasible to fix
> > the code to modern internal Samba APIs, so I rewrote the core
> > Samba-side of things.
> > This has a few caveats:
> > It can't be tested in autobuild, we don't have Windows around
> > The Windows service files are GPLv3 only. Those are 1:1 taken from the
> > sourceforge project. The original author seems unreachable, so
> > relicensing looks difficult, and I don't feel capable of writing a
> > Windows service from scratch.
> > It requires mingw to build. We could add mingw to sn-devel, so at
> > least the build keeps working.
> > As winexe for some scenarious seems highly interesting, I would like
> > to get this into mainline Samba despite those caveats.
> > Comments?
> Oh I *love* patches 1-3, really nice addition to the libsmb/cli*.c
> code ! :-).
Oh, I just realized your new code makes tar_get_file()
from source3/client/clitar.c work over SMB2, which it
didnt' before !
Can I log a bug and back-port the libsmb fixes to 4.9.x,
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