Win98 Profiles

Manuel Lindauer lindauer at
Tue Nov 16 17:47:06 GMT 1999

----- Original Message -----
From: Steve Litt <slitt at>
To: Multiple recipients of list SAMBA-NTDOM <samba-ntdom at>
Sent: Monday, November 15, 1999 10:00 PM
Subject: Re: Win98 Profiles

> I did the following workaround:
> in ipc.c there are two calls that look like this:
> pstrcpy(p2, lp_logon_home());
> I changed them back to what they were in 2.0.5a
> pstrcpy(p2, lp_logon_path());
> This restored 2.0.5a's recognition of the logon path= parameter.
> Giulio Orsero made me aware that this will reenstate the 2.0.5a bug where
> net use h: /home would map h: to the profile path instead of the home
> directory. That's why this is a workaround. Hope this helps.
> Steve Litt
> At 04:46 AM 11/16/1999 +1100, you wrote:
> >   I am using my Samba-Server as Win98 logon server. I  have set logon
> >to  '\\%N\%U\profile' but the profile is always saved  direct into the
> >home-Directory and not in the subdirectory profile. With  samba-2.0.5a it
> >worked as it should !!!!!  I hope you can help me !!!!   Thank you
I tried it with the change and when I made net use z: /home then my home
directory is mapped to z:

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