Is smb:// kio slave completely broken? (was: Translation of \\foo\bar links into smb://foo/bar links)

Kurt Pfeifle k1pfeifle at
Tue Jan 18 13:04:47 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 18 January 2005 12:51, Kurt Pfeifle wrote:
> On Tuesday 18 January 2005 11:55, David Faure wrote:
> > On Tuesday 18 January 2005 12:39, Luciano Montanaro wrote:
> > > Does the 'smb://' url work for you? If I try typing that in Konqueror 
> > > location bar, I get a listing of '/', while if I type 'smb:/' I get a list 
> > > of the shared directories of my local lan. Maybe someone substitution is 
> > > messing things up.
> > 
> > smb:// is invalid, you need to give it a host after it.
> How can you get a "list of hosts" then?
> Anyway, for me it doesnt work as it should be, even not with
> smb://username@locahost. I get the password dialog, but it doesnt 
> accept, and instead re-displays the intitial password dialog (after 
> a 10 second pause). There is no log message going into log.smbd, 
> even though I had increased debug level to 3. 
> I know for sure that it isnt Samba itself, since the commandline
> "smbclient -L localhost" lists all shares and the command
> "smbclient //localhost/username -Uusername" asks the password and
> lets me in after typing it..... (it also then does log very 
> verbosely into the log.smbd).
> So I am asking myself if the smb kio slave ever even attempts to
> conatact smbd at all, given the fact that smbd doesnt log anything...

Another, related question:

  What is the best way to harvest some verbose debugging output
  from the smb:// kio slave?

I started konqui from konsole like this:

  konqueror 1> konq.stdout 2> konq.stderr

to get the output. Is there a better way? Is anyone interested looking
at my konq.stderr?

> I'm going to compile smb4k this evening to see if *that* works....
> (Samba 3.0.10 and libsmbclient 3.0.10; KDE HEAD as from last night)
> Cheers,
> Kurt


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