FeedbackNeeded -- Re: [Samba] Winbind and case sensitivity
tomisfaraway at gmail.com
Thu Sep 2 04:46:22 GMT 2004
Note that my original problem was fixed when I sent in this patch:
That said, I still think it would be useful to flatten usernames to
lowercase in some cases.
On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 09:34:46 -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter
<jerry at samba.org> wrote:
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> Tom Shaw wrote:
> | I've had a look through the archives and found
> | this discussion on winbind and case sensitivity:
> | http://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/2004-February/080321.html
> | The issue is that winbind will in some cases return
> | a username capitalized as per the NT database (ie when
> | the user is looked up by uid), and in other cases as
> | per the way the user typed it (ie when the
> | user is looked up by username). This has cause problems
> | for me in integrating a Unix system into a Windows
> | environment.
> | Has anyone done any work on making a patch like the
> | one Andrew Bartlett proposed?
> Andrew and I spoke about this briefly on IRC last week
> while debugging a different winbindd bug. It would be
> a pretty trivial change but one that would have a
> large impact on existing sites I think.
> So the question is how many installations will break if
> winbindd all of a sudden starts lower casing usernames?
> If I can be adequate feedback on this, we'll consider
> making the change.
> cheers, jerry
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