managing users from smbpasswd rather than /etc/passwd

Christian Barth BARTH at
Fri Sep 25 14:37:33 GMT 1998

> 	Right now, Samba is a ``good unix citizen'', and quietly uses
> 	all the standard unix mechanisms for getting services.  A few
> 	things have to be done specially (MS-format encryption, notably),
> 	but in general, Samba just adds to Unix: it hardly ever takes away.
> 	I'll argue **strongly** that this is a good thing: it's quite
> 	complex enough.  I'd hate to have to remember what special deals
> 	it makes in order to analyze its behavior (i.e., debug its
> 	configuration).
That's my opinion!!


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