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

Jeremy Allison jeremy at valinux.com
Mon Apr 10 20:50:31 GMT 2000

David Champion wrote:
> On 2000.04.10, in <38F23BA1.4E556072 at valinux.com>,
>         "Jeremy Allison" <jeremy at valinux.com> wrote:
> >
> > That's the idea behind winbindd, coming in Samba 3.0 for
> > UNIXes that have an nsswitch module.
> Is there some place I can read about this?  I assume that by "nsswitch
> module" you mean a modular nameservice switch.  I don't think I have
> any modules which implement the switch.  If that's not correct, I'd
> like to know.

This has been discussed on samba-tech for quite a while
(check the list archives), and the code is currently being
implemented by Linuxcare in the SAMBA_TNG branch in the
nsswitch/ directory.


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