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

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Jun 19 11:07:02 GMT 2002

On Wed, 19 Jun 2002, Jeremy Allison wrote:

> 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.


We always replace getpass() if lib/getsmbpass.c will compile
according to the autoconf test.

cheers, jerry

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