Add smb3 mount helper
smfrench at gmail.com
Fri Apr 5 17:06:02 UTC 2019
Yes - we could move common code to a common C file - would be fairly
easy to reduce most of the duplicated code (and can do the diff
between the two mount.cifs.c vs mount.smb3.c) - goal is also to
behave differently for the two (we don't want to show/display/use
obsolete options in the mount.smb3.c flavor of the mount helper)
On Fri, Apr 5, 2019 at 4:39 AM Aurélien Aptel <aaptel at suse.com> wrote:
> Steve French <smfrench at gmail.com> 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.
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