getent info from winbind in lower-case

Simo Sorce idra at
Wed Sep 22 15:10:24 GMT 2004

As windows is case insensitive about names, I think we should really
always lowercase the names get from there.
So I agree with the idea expressed in the patch, but we should also
return lowercase names to nss queries to be consistent IMO.


On Wed, 2004-09-22 at 16:17, Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE wrote:
> Hi!
> Apparently there has been a change in behaviour from 3.0.6 to 3.0.7 while
> handling the template homedir parameter. Due to a bug in before 3.0.7 (name2sid
> also stored the sid2name in winbindd_cache.tdb) %U in template homedir ended up
> in lower-case in some situations, 3.0.7 returns what the DC gives us. This
> could be solved by unconditionally returning everything lowercase from winbind.
> The attached patch does this for the user/groupnames and homedir. I'm not sure
> about the shell, but this probably does not have %U anyway.
> What do you think?
> Volker
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