[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#576314: Bug#576314: New upstream cifs-utils 4.3 version available

Steve Langasek vorlon at debian.org
Mon Jun 14 21:17:37 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 10:38:39AM +0200, André Wöbbeking wrote:
> On Monday 14 June 2010, André Wöbbeking wrote:
> > On Monday 31 May 2010, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > > I did so and in the process found that the suid bit needed to be readded
> > > in order to support user mounts - so now bug #576713 is fixed in the
> > > latest upload.

> > I tried the Sid package (4.5-1 and -2) in Squeze and mounting as user gives
> > me

> > Couldn't chdir to $HOME/mnt: Permission denied

> If I give more permissions to the directory containing the mount point I get:

> mount.cifs: permission denied: no match for $HOME/mnt found in /etc/fstab

> I think this is about user mounts so why do I need entries in /etc/fstab?

This is documented in NEWS.Debian in the cifs-utils package.

It was a bug that fstab entries with the 'user' option set would not work. 
It's an upstream design decision that user mounts not specified in
/etc/fstab don't work.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
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