smbpasswd - an API ??

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Wed Sep 30 15:05:41 GMT 1998

On Wed, 30 Sep 1998, David Bannon wrote:

> Hi Folks,
>    A few days (weeks) ago someone (Luke ?) mentioned an API that was the
> correct way to address programmes that play with smbpasswd, I think.

ok, i took a look at the smbpasswd command: it _does_ use the passdb.c
API, which is great!
>    With about 300 users to add early next year, I just realised that my
> system of adding bulk users does not work since the passwd command line
> parameter was removed from the smbpasswd programme. Last year I hacked into
> the programme itself but if there is a better way, what is it please ?

what's missing?  smbpasswd.c is now pretty simple (670 lines).

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