[Samba] Reliability of samba

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Oct 4 22:02:24 GMT 2005

On Mon, 2005-10-03 at 15:38 -0700, Kevin Dalley wrote:
> Most of my use is actually with smbclient, but I realize that
> smbclient uses much of the code from smbfs, which makes the errors I
> see of some concern to me.  I use smbclient for performing amanda
> backups. If I can't trust smbclient, then I can't trust the backups. 

The code that smbclient and smbfs 'share' is the connection setup logic.
Otherwise, they are separate codebases with distinct properties.  You
should not make assumptions from one to the other. 

Do you have reliability problems in smbclient to report?

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Samba Developer, SuSE Labs, Novell Inc.        http://suse.de
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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