Samba 2.2.3a --with-nisplussam

Gerald Carter jerry at
Mon May 6 08:28:02 GMT 2002

On Tue, 30 Apr 2002 Thomas.Mieslinger at wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm trying to set up Samba Server that uses NIS+ for user and group 
> information. It's a Solaris 7 intel box. I configured it with the 
> following switches:
> ./configure --prefix=/usr/local --sysconfdir=/etc/samba 
> --localstatedir=/var/samba --with-privatedir=/etc/samba 
> --with-lockdir=/var/samba/locks --with-swatdir=/usr/local/share/samba/swat 
> --with-configdir=/etc/samba 
> --with-codepagedir=/usr/local/share/samba/codepages 
> --with-logfilebase=/var/samba/log --with-nisplussam --with-acl-support 
> --without-winbind --with-quotas
> It compiled fine after I corrected passdb/pdb_nisplus.c:346: macro 
> `pstrcpy' used with too many (3) args (just deleted the "false").

This should all be fixed in 2.2.4.  Please retest.  Thanks.

> That's it for now. Is anyone out there using the NIS+ Features in Samba?

Very few.  and it is maintained by people outside the Samba Team.

cheers, jerry
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