CVS update: samba/source/param

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Wed Apr 23 21:00:45 GMT 2003

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On 24 Apr 2003, Andrew Bartlett wrote:

> I noticed *SMBSERVER being subed into a %L macro.
> For most of samba, we want %L to return our netbios name, if the client
> didn't tell us 'our name'.
> However, it looked like the printing code was trying to use the IP
> address instead - calling a slightly different function - for some of
> the return values.  So, that's why I have left the slightly different
> functions for this.  They probably should be in the same file...

Originally we would blindly write the global_myname() string 
into the RPC replies in the spoolss code.  This caused our 
testers a lot of problems when the windows client was using 
an IP address instead of a name.  This also made the printing code work 
with netbios aliases I think. that I think about it, %L should be the netbios name
used by the client so I think *SMBSERVER (or *SMBSERV) is what 
it should have been.  In this case, I'm not sure your change 
was the right thing to do.  Do you follow me ?

cheers, jerry
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