error in Man pages

David Lee t.d.lee at
Fri Jul 20 16:43:56 GMT 2001

On Fri, 20 Jul 2001, William Jojo wrote:

> That's cool, but you might want to check the code for 2.2.1a as it didn't
> work as a share option and "testparm" reported it as 
> Global parameter utmp found in service section!
> It finally did work wonderfully when I put in the global section.
> If I can help, let me know....

OK.  Thanks.  (It is clearer now:  you are talking about 2.2.1a, and about
an inconsistency between man page and implementation.) 

It would seem, then, that the code restructure would appear to have moved
"utmp" from per-share to be a global.  Hmmmm...

A quick glance through the source seems to confirm this transition
(although I haven't had a chance to check in detail, and I'm just about to
disappear for a week in a few minutes' time...).

I presume that the folk who did this had a reason.  I wonder what it was?


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