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[PATCH] [RESEND] doc: clarify that mount.cifs never uses smb.conf

Subject: [PATCH] [RESEND] doc: clarify that mount.cifs never uses smb.conf
From: Suresh Jayaraman
Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2009 11:05:49 +0530
For some users who are used to smbclient, it is not clear that
mount.cifs never uses smb.conf for configuring client specific
parameters. So, let's add this information to mount.cifs man page.


Signed-off-by: Suresh Jayaraman <sjayaraman@xxxxxxx>
---

 docs-xml/manpages-3/mount.cifs.8.xml |    8 ++++++++
 1 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs-xml/manpages-3/mount.cifs.8.xml 
b/docs-xml/manpages-3/mount.cifs.8.xml
index a748b90..6461d82 100644
--- a/docs-xml/manpages-3/mount.cifs.8.xml
+++ b/docs-xml/manpages-3/mount.cifs.8.xml
@@ -589,6 +589,14 @@ read and used as the password.
        <title>NOTES</title>
        
        <para>This command may be used only by root, unless installed setuid, 
in which case the noeexec and nosuid mount flags are enabled. When installed as 
a setuid program, the program follows the conventions set forth by the mount 
program for user mounts.</para>
+
+       <para>
+       Some samba client tools like smbclient(8) honour client-side
+       configuration parameters present in smb.conf. Unlike those
+       client tools, <emphasis>mount.cifs</emphasis> ignores smb.conf
+       completely.
+       </para>
+
 </refsect1>
 
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