Gerald Carter gcarter at
Tue Sep 12 13:29:12 GMT 2000

Cory Dodt wrote:
> Are there any plans for implenting a libnss_samba library 
> to provide name resolution for programs linked against 
> libc (e.g. "ping mywinshost")?  Is this even possible?

Yes.  Its referred to as winbindd (includes a daemon, 
pam and nss moddule).  Current support is limited to passwd 
and groups though.  No hosts service implemented (yet).

Cheers, jerry
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