Samba 2.2.7 Oddities

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Sun Nov 9 07:08:21 GMT 2003

On Sun, 2003-11-09 at 17:44, Michael B Allen wrote:
> >> These are admittedly obscure and will likely not effect effect windows
> >> clients too badly
> >
> > I would never say that :-)
> >
> > The whole samba4 exercise it on the basis that every non-conforming
> > behaviour is a bug waiting to be exposed, so we certainly want to fix
> > them.
> What about the non-conforming behaviour required for clients to function
> properly like how the PrimaryDomain field in an SMB_COM_NEGOTIATE_RESPONSE
> is always Unicode and never aligned? I think we need a new dialect called
> "NT LM 0.12 CORRECTED (NO REALLY)". Then we could all be idealists.

Well that string goes away with extended security, but I get your point

Naturally, we conform not to the spec, but to what Microsoft does...

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at
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