smbmount 2.0.6 quirks

Keith G. Murphy keithmur at
Mon Nov 29 18:25:57 GMT 1999

I've noticed a couple of weird things about smbmount 2.0.6, that seem to
stem from the fact that it creates a separate process:

(1) It always immediately returns success (as from Perl system('mount -t
smbfs ...'), whatever happens later, including failure.  Any way to get
a real exit status?

(2) It always dumps a bunch of what looks like debug output ('bind
succeeded' blah blah blah) to my screen, even when I specify 'debug=0'. 
Any way to get rid of all this annoying stuff?  Even >/dev/null or
2>/dev/null doesn't help.

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