Bug 5198 - Gecos field is passed as full name

Jesse Malone jmalone at jsoft.ca
Tue Feb 9 22:45:19 MST 2010

Ok, its looking good now. Newly added users get their names set 
correctly. There was a small typo in count_commas () causing in to loop 
indefinitely. I've attached the working patch to the bug. 

Thanks for your help,


Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 09, 2010 at 02:27:17AM -0500, Jesse Malone wrote:
>> Well, no luck so far. From what I can tell samu_set_unix_internal()
>> doesn't get called when a user logs on to the domain. I put some debugs
> in
>> both samu_set_unix_internal() and count_commas() but only see them
> logged
>> in log.smbd when I launch smbd, not when a user logs in. In
>> log.*machine_name* I only see debug messages from pdb_set_fullname(). I
>> might of course be interpreting event incorrectly. On a hunch I've added
>> the check for commas to  init_samu_from_buffer_v0() , v1() .... (see the
>> patch below, against 3.4.3). I haven't had a chance to test this yet.
>> Thoughts are welcome.
> Do you have those commas somewhere in your pdb database like
> in LDAP and/or passdb.tdb? If so, please fix those entries
> there manually. My patch deliberately only fixes reading
> /etc/passwd, if a user wants to store ,,, explicitly it
> should be allowed.
> Volker
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