[Samba] is there a limit to the length of validusers= lines (i.e over 1024 bytes)

Gary MacKay gary at edisoninfo.com
Thu Feb 28 07:56:41 GMT 2002

Create a group and put the users in that group. Then valid users =
@groupname works fine.

Greg_Cope at sandwich.pfizer.com wrote:
> Dear All
> We've noticed that old (1.9.18x) versions of samba do not like very long (
> over 1020 ish bytes ) valid user= lines.  I assume that a 1k buffer is
> overrun.  Yes, we have that many users for some shares.
> What is the limit in more recent samba's (2.2.x) - I know this is in the
> source - so if someone could point me in the right direction I'll go look (I
> am not a great C coder:-).
> Thanks
> Greg Cope
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