Patches for Solaris 8 compile

Jeremy Allison jeremy at
Mon Mar 5 21:15:19 GMT 2001

On Mon, Mar 05, 2001 at 08:47:33PM +0200, Toomas Soome wrote:
> ok, how about my patch for smbd/connections.c to deal with wtmpx logging
> problem with solaris? the problem itself is clean and simple - finger, who
> etc are looking for /dev/smb/connection_number and they fail, because
> there is no such file. I have posted patch several times... :)
> anyway, I'll post it here again, its against 2_2:

I don't like the /dev/smb part of it. It doesn't make
sense to me. What does it conceptually mean ? That's
why I haven't applied it yet, as I don't like applying
things I don't understand.

Can you explain it a somewhat better (or maybe I'm just


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