[patch] Samba 2.09: /etc/passwd.samba instead of /etc/passwd

Thomas Jarosch thomas.jarosch at styletec.de
Tue May 29 17:44:34 GMT 2001

> If you're just doing a read-only share, you can map the usernames to a
> single username, and be done with it. If you're doing a write share - why
> you'd want them to all have the same UID is beyond me, but you can do the
> same trick.
> This patch is nasty. See "man smb.conf" and the "username map" parameter.
> How is this different from what you are proposing?

I was unaware of the "username map" parameter. I'll try it tomorrow.
If it works out well I can get rid of my dirty patch.

Thanks, Thomas.

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