[linux-cifs-client] (no subject)

Stefanos Karasavvidis sk at isc.tuc.gr
Mon Feb 21 08:42:48 GMT 2005

Steven French wrote:
>  > So the question is simple: how can I use cifs.mount with
>  > usernames of the form DOMAIN\USERNAME
> As long as we are certain that there is no valid username which contains 
> a backslash (which is a pretty safe bet), this would only require minor 
> modfication to parse for.   We already assume that usernames do not 
> contain a comma or percent character (mount.cifs looks for % in username 
> already, so adding a check for \ in the username would be easy enough).
> Just need a quick test though - would Samba ever accept/allow a username 
> with a backslash in it (I doubt it - but it is worth double checking to 
> make sure there are no sideeffects to assuming this is a domain vs. user 
> sep).

It's quite urgent for me to have this. I assume that I have to change 
oplist.c... is this correct?
I'll make a quick and dirty hack.

And by the way... running './configure' and then 'make' on the latest 
source code does not find any makefile ("no target specified"	)

> Steve French
> Senior Software Engineer
> Linux Technology Center - IBM Austin
> phone: 512-838-2294
> email: sfrench at-sign us dot ibm dot com
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