smbmount/mount interaction

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Sun Nov 4 20:12:03 GMT 2001

Urban Widmark wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm looking for some (user & technical) feedback on a change I'm
> considering on how mount and smbmount works together.

> Getting a password from the user would probably require a small change to
> the mount utility (read prompt or USER/PASSWORD environment vars).

On an oddball side issue:  We now have kerberos (client and server)
support in HEAD - It would be handy to be able to do a kerberos
authenticated smbmount. 

I'll have to look at what is involved, but it can't take much effort.

Andrew Bartlett

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