Smbpasswd problem with NT Wst

Ignacio Coupeau icoupeau at
Fri Oct 2 12:53:52 GMT 1998

Jeremy Allison wrote:
> Ignacio Coupeau wrote:
> > We have the same problem with the 09/26 prealpha version. The smbpasswd
> > file was corrupted if:
> > 1. a new user is added
> > 2. a computer is added to domain
> >
> Oh damn. I recently added a patch to widen the fields
> in the smbpasswd file to allow easier maintenance.
> I thought I'd got the code so that it wouldn't overwrite
> older style entries with the smaller [U] or [W] fields.
> Newer entries would be added with the spaces.
> Could someone try the latest CVS code and test if
> the two cases above are breaking the code that parses
> the smbpasswd file ?
We are testing the 091001 CVS version in a Pentium with linux (kernel
We added some machines/users and attach/detach to/from domain several WS
and the smbpasswd file looks this:
[root at pdc1 private]# tail -f smbpasswd

this version don't corrupts the smbpasswd file.


Ignacio Coupeau, Ph.D.     e-mail: icoupeau at
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