[PATCH] name_to_fqdn enhancements

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Jul 11 17:42:27 GMT 2006

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simo wrote:
> Uhmm forgot to actually attach the patch ...
> On Tue, 2006-07-11 at 13:18 -0400, simo wrote:
>> Currently our name_to_fqdn() function does not explore aliases if the
>> first name it come up with is not the fqdn but a short name.
>> This may result in a keytab where the fqdn is not the one used by the
>> host.
>> For example when the host fqdn is samba.example.com and we are joined to
>> the domain windom.example.com and the /etc/hosts file has an entry like:
>>	samba samba.example.com
>> This patch try to be smart with hand made /etc/hosts files
>> Thanks to Seth Elssworth of Quest for pointing out the problem.

Thanks Simo.  I'll take a look since it relates to my
outstanding keytab changes.  ping if if I haven't gotten back
to you by tomorrow.

cheers, jerry
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