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Bug 162677

Summary: smbclient does everthing well except change directory (cd)
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Eric R. Meyers <ermeyers>
Component: sambaAssignee: Simo Sorce <ssorce>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Priority: medium    
Version: 4CC: menzi, spacewar
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Hardware: i386   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: 3.0.24-1.fc6 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Description Eric R. Meyers 2005-07-07 15:43:29 UTC
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Description of problem:
All of the smbclient commands appear to be working except for change directory (cd).

Workaround is to smbmount the share, inorder to get down where you want to go.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Load FC4 standard
2. Connect Windows 95/98 with networking
3. Attempt to change directory in an smbclient session

Actual Results:  [ermeyers@ermsrv01 ~]$ smbclient //ermw9502/C
smb: \> cd windows
cd \windows\: ERRDOS - ERRbadfunc (Invalid function.)
smb: \> quit

Expected Results:  [ermeyers@ermsrv01 ~]$ smbclient //ermw9502/C
smb: \> cd windows
smb: \windows\> quit

Additional info:

I've have used smbclient for many years, so I think I know when it isn't working.

Comment 1 Eric Smith 2005-07-30 00:20:23 UTC
Same problem here.  I tried to copy files to an SMB share on a Windows 98 system
using a script that does this:

smbclient //server/share -N -c "cd somedir; put foo"

This used to work in Red Hat Linux (not sure what release), but fails in Fedora
Core 4 with the same "ERRDOS - ERRbadfunc (Invalid function.)" message Eric
Myers describes as resulting from interactive use.

Comment 2 Christian Iseli 2007-01-22 11:36:11 UTC
This report targets the FC3 or FC4 products, which have now been EOL'd.

Could you please check that it still applies to a current Fedora release, and
either update the target product or close it ?


Comment 3 Simo Sorce 2007-03-14 20:30:48 UTC
fixed in FC6