smbclient -N --no-pass broken

Skunk Worx skunkworx at
Wed Jul 23 05:00:25 UTC 2008

Mixing -A with -N in smbclient is definitely a problem here.

Under F7, I do not get prompts or failures even when the system is 
heavily loaded.

Under F9, with a heavily loaded system, smbclient seems to start having 
filesystem errors (can't access the specified credentials file) and 
rather than fail, it starts prompting for a password in scripts. It's 
supposed to be automated.

The old behavior (which allowed mixing the -A or -U options with -N), 
and never prompted for a password, was much better IMHO.


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