smbclient frequently pings the server using SMBchkpath command. The patch to be attached changes this to use SMBecho. This allows the server to detect idle smbclient commands and allows it to cut the clients if the deadtime parameter is set.
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I like this patch better :-). Why didn't you just commit your original patch ?
So that's what I applied :-).