[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] lavf: add samba protocol via libsmbclient

Derek Buitenhuis derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com
Sun Jul 13 17:53:01 CEST 2014

On 7/13/2014 2:39 PM, Lukasz Marek wrote:
> - it is right you say for desktops where you have access to shell (and 
> root?), but how about cases where you create some embedded system 
> without shell access or have no root?

FUSE allows non-rot mounts.

> - you should still consider users that are not linux gurus and mounting 
> remote fs is not what they want to/can do. This patch allows to skip 
> that part when player or any tool provides some simple gui to enter 
> credentials etc.

Essentially every single file manager has samba built in. This is what
they'd be using.

- Derek

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