[RFC] i18n/l10n pam_winbind for samba 3.x

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Oct 27 21:05:06 GMT 2008

On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 07:40:17AM +0100, Christian Perrier wrote:
> Quoting boyang (boyang at suse.de):
> > Hi, everybody:
> >      Does it deserve to i18n/l10n pam_winbind so that error messages and
> > warnings that will be seen by user is i18n/l10ned, which makes samba
> > more user-friendly.
> I personnally think that any kind of i18n work in samba would be
> welcome..:-)
> Contrary to a wwell established legend, not all sysadmins are very
> fluent in English and decent localization of software and
> documentation is always a great enhancement.
> When it comes at samba, I see some places where i18n would be needed:
> - interactive commands: mostly 'net'. I seem to remember that some
>   people mentioned they were working on it, back in Spring
> - pam_winbind maybe, as you mention

I'm happy to take any gettext patches. Anything using
d_printf() is probably a good candidate.


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