[ADVANCE NOTICE] usernames limited to 8 chars gonna be nasty..

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at samba.org
Mon Apr 10 08:32:40 GMT 2000

On Mon, 10 Apr 2000, Dan Kaminsky wrote:

> > @begin sympathy
> > well... umm... tough!  you'll just have to change all your domain names to
> > two chars and have usernames of less than 5.  sorry!
> > @end sympathy
> > 
> > any objections?
> Ummm it's a good thing Jay Leno doesn't make too much fun of Samba
> developers?  ;-)

he he.
> This isn't feasable, Luke :-)

>  For one thing, what about places with lots and lots of domains with
> identical first two letters?  Cisco's sure one.

that's why i sent out the message, i need to know about these things.


after a little bit of messing at the Get_Pwnam level, i think this is
something to be left for after-the-merge.

it's too much impact on areas i'm just... not interested in modifying
unless it's only in one branch.

dammit, i wanted to get trust relationships.

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