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

Derek Buitenhuis derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com
Sun Jul 13 18:17:35 CEST 2014

On 7/13/2014 5:10 PM, Nicolas George wrote:
>> Technically, wrong.
> Technically right. Do you want an unprivileged account somewhere so I can
> dare you to mount something with FUSE (without using a local root exploit of
> course, that would be cheating)?

You skillfully ignored the words "with proper setup", good job.

>> You're going to mount a remote CIFS fs on a cheap VPS? This fails big time
>> from a design standpoint, and I see no reason to encourage it.
> That was merely an example. Unless you prove the feature is never useful
> because the same thing always can be done in other ways, you have to assume
> that some user will find a legitimate use case.

"There might be a use case" is a pretty terrible reason to throw more things
in the kitchen sink.

- Derek

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