[Samba] %windows_version?

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Jan 28 18:22:18 GMT 2003

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On Tue, 28 Jan 2003, Kaleb Pederson wrote:

> Hmm... I looked through the docs and saw that but wasn't and still am
> not sure that is what I want.  It looks like it will probably work, but
> what happens with the next version of Windows?  I presume it also shows
> up as unknown, at least for a period of time?

Future versions will probably match the previous release.  I.e. WinXP 
shows as Win2K.

> To further complicate things, if the samba developers make more
> "architectures" supported, which I hope they do, then all the settings
> that people have in the "unknown" directory would then have to be
> manually moved over to the new location (and possibly merged with some
> of their most recent settings?).

The %a is filled in from the flags set in the negotiate protocol 
response.  We've not made a distinction between Win2K and XP yet.
Any new architecture strings will be documented.

cheers, jerry
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