[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#572691: Bug#572691: /sbin/mount.smbfs: samba shares can no longer be mounted by user

Steve Langasek vorlon at debian.org
Mon Mar 8 20:24:43 UTC 2010

On Mon, Mar 08, 2010 at 12:26:26PM +0100, Michal Suchanek wrote:
> /Indeed, the replacement package usmb is not /in Debian so currently
> this functionality is not available without additional hacking.

Why isn't fusesmb not sufficient?  This package is already in Debian, and is
what the NEWS file in bzr points at.

> I guess I can manually set the binary suid root in my debian-live images
> until a fix is available.

In the next upload, cifs-utils will not support running suid at all, per

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