[Samba] Fix for smbpasswd Samba 2.2.4 on Solaris only taking 8 character passwords

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Jun 18 10:54:55 GMT 2002

On Tue, Jun 18, 2002 at 10:25:00AM -0700, Andrew Gray wrote:
> But it doesn't under Solaris.  getpass() on Solaris only takes the first 8
> characters.  In the man page under Solaris for getpass() it specifically
> mentions getpassphrase():

getpassphrase is a Solaris specific call. No other UNIX uses it.

Therefore we should just replace the broken Solaris getpass() with
a working one of our own. We now do, so there should be no more


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