[Samba] + or \ as winbind separator?

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Feb 17 17:23:46 GMT 2004

On Tue, 17 Feb 2004, Karel Kulhavy wrote:

> Hello
> Samba HOWTO Section 21.5 example 21.5.1:
> "# separate domain and username with '+', like DOMAIN+username
>  winbind separator = +
> page cccxxiv: "The only obvious indication that Winbind is being user is
> that user and group names take the form DOMAIN\{}user and
> DOMAIN\{}group".
> What is then the winbind separator? Is it '+' or is it '\'? Or should I
> choose it according to my taste?

Whatever you choose.

> Are the {} meant seriously or is it just some bug resulting from the
> problems with LaTeX?

A problem with translation if you try to use the same source to produce
both HTML and PDF. It is easy to fix this for PDF only production, but
then HTML production breaks.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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