Add smb3 mount helper

Pavel Shilovsky piastryyy at
Fri Apr 5 16:07:53 UTC 2019

пт, 5 апр. 2019 г. в 02:39, Aurélien Aptel <aaptel at>:
> Steve French <smfrench at> writes:
> >     We want to encourage use of more secure SMB3, and don't want
> >     people using cifs and this new helper makes it less confusing:
> >          "mount -t smb3"
> >     rather than
> >          "mount -t cifs"
> >     Users can still mount the old way, but if they use smb3 mount
> >     helper (mount.smb3 or "mount -t smb3") it will be less confusing
> >     and less likely to use older insecure dialects.
> I don't think duplicating the source is a good idea. Could we just make
> a symlink or hardlink at installation? Alternatively move the common
> code to a separate file.

Agree. I suggest to move the common code to a separate file.

Best regards,
Pavel Shilovsky

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