[Samba] buglet/suggestion for smbtar script
henry at AegisInfoSys.com
Tue Feb 24 11:01:42 GMT 2004
Greetings. A suggestion for the "smbtar" script (could be considered
The "echo" commands that list the options selected (activated when
using the "-v" option) should also be in the form 'echo >&2 ...'.
This then becomes consistent with other usages of "echo ..." in the
script, and most importantly allows a common usage:
# make a live mirror using smbtar under linux 2.4 bash:
/usr/bin/smbtar -s $SRV -x $SHR -u $USR -t - -v 2> getmirror.log |
(cd $LCLMIRR; tar xvf - > makemirror.log 2> makemirror.err )
It seems to me that the root cause is that the "-v" option is used
for both capturing the stderr from the smbclient command as well as
reporting within the script, and these usages are conflated.
The "echo" commands in question occur in lines 152-158 in
Henry Yen Aegis Information Systems, Inc.
Senior Systems Programmer Hicksville, New York
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