Removing lp_domain_xxx() [was Re: password API needed]

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Tue May 12 19:48:25 GMT 1998

On Wed, 13 May 1998, Gerald Carter wrote:

> Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > 
> > BTW: I'm working on removing the lp_domain_xx() stuff. But I'll
> > need a buy off from everyone on this list before I break existing
> > smb.conf files by removing the code. We still get people complaining
> > that 'domain controller' changed from string to bool, and that was
> > never used !
> > 
> Jeremy,
> Are you referring to the parameters such as "domain sid" as well?

yes he is.

>  If so where will this be stored?

in private/machine.sid

>  I know I have heard suggestions to have the
> trandomly generated and stored in a "don't touch or the world will end"
> file.  If this will be the way of the future, there will be a way to
> continue using the currently value for domain sid in the new code
> hopefully?  Otherwise the dexisting domain will go down the toilet.

yes.  i suggested to jeremy that if the private/machine.sid file doesn't
exist, that then if a "domain sid" parameter is specified that the
contents of "domain sid" are written into private/machine.sid.

thereafter, "domain sid" is ignored.

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