have to set "oplocks = false" for Word

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Mon Apr 20 19:37:29 GMT 1998

Jeremy Allison wrote:
> Gerald Carter wrote:
> >
> >
> > [root at nowhere /etc]30$ ./smbpasswd -a -m testmachine
> > ./smbpasswd: User "testmachine$" was not found in system password file.
> >
> Yes it is intended behaviour - this is something I added
> into the main branch. It seemed to me that ensuring a
> machine account had a corresponding entry in /etc/passwd
> was a good idea - to ensure that all machine account
> entries are unique, not only within smbpasswd, but within
> the UNIX password system also. This may be important at
> a future date, and didn't seem a particularly onerous
> requirement. I'm trying to tidy up the smbpasswd interfaces
> somewhat to allow people to add different backend (ldap,gdbm
> etc.) databases that scale better than the flat file we
> have now.
> Note that the docs/usage lag somewhat behind the implementation.
> This will be the case for a while until we start getting
> much closer to a real release.

OK.  I have updated the online FAQ a little to include this and a few
other things.  Corrections / additions welcome.


                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at eng.auburn.edu             http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
                                  - Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )

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