[Samba] Why would nsswitch.conf be needed at all ?

David Brodbeck DavidB at mail.interclean.com
Mon Jan 24 17:53:43 GMT 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Adam Williasm [mailto:adam at morrison-ind.com]

> > I understand the spirit, but, as far as my application is 
> concerned (print server only for windows boxes), don't I have 
> a way of not having to include winbind in nsswitch ?
> Currently I think the answer is no.  Perhaps you can just 
> access all the 
> printers as guest?
> Alhtough I have no idea why there is a problem adding winbind 
> to nss; it 
> makes logs easier to read, etc...

Maybe if Frederic explains why he's so reluctant to add winbind to his
nsswitch.conf file, his concerns can be addressed.  Right now I'm not clear
on why he sees this as a big issue.

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