smbclient and very large files

Chris Herrmann chris at
Mon Feb 5 21:02:51 GMT 2001

Hi all,

If I try to look at a very large file using smbclient, I get odd results:

Domain=[NEWADMIN] OS=[Windows NT 4.0] Server=[NT LAN Manager 4.0]
smb: \> ls
  .                                  DA        0  Mon Jan 29 23:28:11 2001
  ..                                 DA        0  Mon Jan 29 23:28:11 2001
  daily                               A -202112000  Mon Jan 29 23:00:05 2001

                49669 blocks of size 262144. 29046 blocks available
smb: \>

The file in question - daily, is approx. 3.5G big.

I'm using smbclient 2.0.7. I need the size of the file to be returned
correctly as it's used by Amanda when backing up. Amanda, upon seeing a
file -202112000 bytes big decides that it can't back up nothing... :o)

Are there any patches for this?



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