[wpkg-users] WPKG with winexe (as an alternative to WPKG Client)
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Mon Dec 21 21:25:58 CET 2009
> Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2009 12:47:24 +0100
> From: mangoo at wpkg.org
> To: wpkg-users at lists.wpkg.org
> Subject: [wpkg-users] WPKG with winexe (as an alternative to WPKG Client)
> As we all know, WPKG Client does not work reliably on some hardware
> configurations and generally broke when SP3 was released for Windows XP.
> So I wrote a small bash script as an alternative method of starting WPKG
> (wpkg.js) on Windows workstations and it works well for me on a couple
> of Samba servers.
> Good news is that no client-side installation/configuration is needed.
> Samba, bash and winexe are needed, so this will not work for Active
> Directory users (unless someone rewrites it to use psexec) - but they
> can use startup scripts, so no big issue here.
> You can find more info and source code on:
> Feel free to comment, send corrections (as patches) etc.
Only comment is that I've had no issues at all with WPKG Client on XP SP3 :)
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