findsmb PATCH -- host names can contain spaces

Gerald Carter jerry at
Mon May 6 07:56:02 GMT 2002

On Fri, 3 May 2002 Derrell.Lipman at wrote:

> Gerald Carter <jerry at> writes:
> > On Fri, 3 May 2002 Derrell.Lipman at wrote:
> >
> >> This patch corrects a problem that occurs when a windows host name contains
> >> a space.  Previously, only the first word of the host name would be
> >> displayed.
> >>
> >> ...
> >> 
> >> This patch is against SAMBA_2_2 from CVS.
> >
> > I thought Simo already fixed this.  Is this a different bug?
> Hmmm...  I just did a CVS update today and I now notice that the file
> ./packaging/RedHat/findsmb is different than the one I checked out a
> week ago. However, the bug remains, even in today's version.  I have a
> Win98 host called "WINBLOWS 98" and today's findsmb displays only
> "WINBLOWS".  With the supplied patch, findsmb displays the full host
> name (both words).
> I don't know what the fix was that Simo had done.  I guess it was
> unrelated.

Simo fixed it in HEAD and it just hasn't been backported yet.
I'll update SAMBA_2_2 later today.  If you wouldn't mind giving
it a go later this afternoon and make sure we have this bug 
straightened out.

cheers, jerry
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