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Gerald Carter gcarter at valinux.com
Thu Aug 30 06:01:01 GMT 2001

On Wed, 29 Aug 2001, Esh, Andrew wrote:

> I am trying to use smbpasswd in a system exec environment to join a
> domain. I found that it was prompting for a password. I found a place
> in smbpasswd.c, in the function "process_root" where that prompt
> occurred. The prompt occurred right after a test of a null in the
> first character of the "user_name" argument. Since I am trying to use
> smbpasswd to join a domain, I don't need a user name, so I tried to
> find out why it wasn't null. It looks as though it's because it isn't
> initialized in "process_root". Running this in a command line
> environment always happens to place a null in user_name[0], but my
> exec environment appears to get something else in there.

I saw this toom but for some reason never checked in the file. :-(
Sorry.  I'll patch  it.  Thanks Andrew,

cheers, jerry
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