Looking for client API doc

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed May 18 17:46:46 GMT 2005

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Praveen Tammana wrote:
> Hi,
> I need to create a CIFS client application that would run on a Linux
> box using a small subset of functionality (read only files/directories
> from NT/2000 servers and verify credentials).  I downloaded samba
> 3.0.14a and I am playing with the examples but I can't find any good
> documentation of the API to use.  All doc that came with it talks
> about server side installation and administration. Is there any good
> doc of client API (smbc_init/open/opendir/getdents etc.)?
> Also, are they any other clients that might be a better choice give my
> requirements?  Load is also a concern for me as I might be making a
> lot of requests.

The libsmbclient examples are the only documentation I'm aware of.

cheers, jerry
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