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Re: [Samba] how to mount shares as a user without mount.cifs setuid

Subject: Re: [Samba] how to mount shares as a user without mount.cifs setuid
From: Christian PERRIER
Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2010 07:34:55 +0200
Quoting Jeff Layton (jlayton@xxxxxxxxx):

> It's also worthwhile to note that I've recently re-enabled the ability
> to run mount.cifs as a setuid root program in the latest cifs-utils
> release:
> 
> http://linux-cifs.samba.org/cifs-utils/
> 
> ...you may want to switch to using that instead if you need the ability
> to use mount.cifs in this way.

cifs-utils 4.2 has yet to be packaged for Debian
(http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=576314).

Will we decide to re-enable setuid? We already have a bug report
asking for this..:-)

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=576713

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