David W. Chapman Jr. dwcjr at
Tue Feb 12 15:02:02 GMT 2002

> >Is there any reason winbindd is not supported on FreeBSD?  I'm just
> >curious of the hold ups, maybe I can get things rolling from the
> >FreeBSD team if there is anything we need to do?
> >
> This is an interesting question. Here at Panasas we have rolled our own
> support by communicating directly using TCP.
> The issue, when I last looked at it, was a good nsswitch implementation.
> I would be interested in keeping across this issue.

Well FreeBSD-STABLE (4.x) doesn't have nsswitch, but FreeBSD-current (5.x)
does.  That may be part of the problem.

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