[Samba] Re: smbpasswd problem on Solaris-10

Ole Benner olb at netic.dk
Thu Jul 12 07:59:09 GMT 2007

I have now tried if the problem exists in samba-3.0.24 and it doesn't.
The problem is only with samba-3.0.25(a/b).

I will fill in a bug report on it.

Ole Benner
Netic A/S

Ole Benner wrote:
> I have compiled both samba-3.0.25a and samba-3.0.25b and with both I
> have problems setting user password longer than 8 chars with smbpasswd.
> I get no errors, but if I try to set a password with more than 8 chars
> the password will only be generated using the first 8 chars.
> This is on Solaris-10 update 3 on amd64 and I have compiled samba using
> Sun Studio 11 compiler suite and no other options to configure than
> --prefix=/some/path.
> Solaris-10 comes with samba 3.0.21b preinstalled and if I use smbpasswd
> from that installation there is no problems and the smaba-3.0.25(a/b)
> version works alright with >8 chars passwd once it is set.
> This looks like some 32/64 bit bug or similar.

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