smbclient porting to Handheld device

David A. Mason damason at
Fri Mar 23 05:27:35 GMT 2001

There is a downloadable "redirector" for all CE but that running on Arm
processors (which is, of course, the kind I have).

Has anyone already pointed out the GPL in response to this question?

-----Original Message-----
From: samba-admin at [mailto:samba-admin at]On
Behalf Of Gerald Carter
Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2001 3:46 PM
To: Sid Liu
Cc: samba at
Subject: RE: smbclient porting to Handheld device

On Thu, 22 Mar 2001 11:24:54 Sid Liu wrote:
> Because some of the Handheld OSs don't have the
> ability to access Windows share resource,
> specifically, the new Pocket PC by Microsoft, I would
> like to add this capability to the handheld device.
> There might be some other platform that needs a client
> for Handheld deivce, for example, Palm OS, or Linux
> base Handheld device. But I do not have plan to port
> smbclient to those platforms at this moment.

Windows CE has an SMB client doesn't it?  I've never played with
"Wince" so I can't remember exact details.

Cheers, jerry
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