dealing with usernames containing whitespace
abartlet at samba.org
Wed Jan 31 05:46:46 GMT 2007
On Tue, 2007-01-30 at 22:20 -0500, simo wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-01-30 at 18:49 -0800, Raymond Lillard wrote:
> > What about Win users that put "_" in the file name?
> The only problem I see is if you have both a 'Foo Bar' AND a 'Foo_Bar'
> user, but in that case I think the admin is mad and you can avoid to set
> that parameter and keep your spaces :)
That is the bit that worries me about this normalisation. I did a lot
of work at the time we added 'winbind use default domain' to avoid going
back and forward, but we know how that ended up...
Are we going to normalise for case too, and will we only accept the
normalised names on various inputs (and which inputs will they be?).
If not (and we accept both), do we not provide further confusion?
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc. http://redhat.com
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