Antwort: Re: Samba 2.2.3a --with-nisplussam

Gerald Carter jerry at
Mon May 6 14:28:19 GMT 2002

On Mon, 6 May 2002 Thomas.Mieslinger at wrote:

> Hi Jerry,
> the bug in mentioned in the attached eMail is fixed with the release 
> 2.2.4.


> Another bug in pdb_nisplus.c which SEGV smbpasswd when adding the first 
> entry to an empty table was resolved by Toomas Soome. This fix didn't 
> appear in 2.2.4 and I'm unsure if it's in the cvs. It is simply changing 
> line 1210 to nis_lookup instead of  nisp_get_nis_list.

Grr....are you serious?  I was sure I applied that patch. :-(

> The Makefile generated by configure won't work for me since I'm using
> gcc which doesn't know about -KPIC. I simply replaced all -KPIC with
> -fPIC.

Yeah.  I've got some build issues to resolve.

> I'm thinking about moving to LDAP, but that is a lot harder to implement
> than NIS+.

No.. LDAP is **much** easier than NIS+ IMO.

cheers, jerry
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