[Samba] Clarification requested

John Gardeniers jgardeniers at objectmastery.com
Sun Jan 31 20:23:08 UTC 2016

Thanks for clearing that up Andrew.

On 30/01/16 23:02, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Fri, 2016-01-29 at 14:38 +1100, John Gardeniers wrote:
>> There are smb.conf items which can have multiple entries. e.g. "admin
>> users". I see examples showing both comma separated and whitespace
>> separated lists. Even our old Samba 3 conf file shows both being
>> used.
>> The man page doesn't show an example of a multiple list at all, so
>> that
>> doesn't help to clear this up.
> When we re-print such a parameter, we use ",".
>> So, for the sake of clarity, what is the proper/recommended
>> separator?
>> Does it even matter? If it's not important, what are the valid
>> separators?
> This is the valid list:
> #define LIST_SEP " \t,;\n\r"
>> The reason I'm asking is that I'm getting some odd and inconsistent
>> results in one of my tests and I just want to make sure this isn't
>> part
>> of the problem.
> As long as any values with spaces are quoted, it shouldn't be.
> Andrew Bartlett

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