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

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Jun 19 09:34:04 GMT 2002

On Wed, Jun 19, 2002 at 02:06:20PM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:

> So why don't we always replace it? 

Because it's better to use a system supplied interface
(so long as it works). Else Samba ends up with libc
embedded. The problem is the Solaris getpass() is 
broken, so we have to replace it.

Only replace what you have to.


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