[Samba] UPDATE: syncing unix passwords

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Jun 19 23:38:02 GMT 2002

Christian Barth wrote:
> > I have some new information concerning this issue. I am now able to
> > change both the samba and unix passwords as anyone but root.
> This is by design.

This is news to me...

There isn't any difference in the code paths for root, so I can't say
'this is by design'.  I think however that your passwd program might be
repsonding differently for root, and this could certainly cause that.

Andrew Bartlett

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