[Samba] %a reports a Windows XP client as having a "Win2K" architecture.

Thomas Bork tombork at web.de
Fri Apr 4 17:31:53 GMT 2003

Hi Georg,

> One of the variables available in Samba is "%a", which, as you know is
> the architecture of the remote machine.  I tested using this variable
> with a Windows 2000 and Windows XP client. Unfortunately, the log file
> reports the Windows XP client is seen as having an architecture of
> "Win2K" instead of something like "WinXP". The Windows 2000 box shows up
> fine as "Win2K".

use samba 2.2.8 or actual samba alpha version for that (please read the changes).

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