Status of smbpass.c and passdb.c

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Tue Dec 22 15:48:06 GMT 1998

On Tue, 22 Dec 1998, Richard Sharpe wrote:

> Hi folks.
> What is the status of smbpass.c and passdb.c?
> I have to start working on a project for Abbott, where they want to be able
> to have one set of passwords (as I understand it) in the smbpasswd file, or
> something, and have NIS updates modify the smbpasswd file ...
> smbpass.c looks like it can be used to modify and update the smbpasswd
> file, but can it?  How does it interract with passdb.c?

passdb.c is a redirector using a higher order function table.  they'd be
better off writing a NIS password database implementation.

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