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Re: nssov support for group with spaces?

On Friday 29 May 2009 16:53:26 Howard Chu wrote:
> David wrote:
> > Most of the samba groups have spaces(when using smbldap-populate)
> >
> > eg:
> >
> > "Domain Users"
> > "Domain Admins"
> >
> > This will stop nssov replacing nss_ldap for most samba configurations

Of course, in Windows-based networks, Unix clients using nss_winbind see this 
a lot more, and really have no choice ...

> # echo "some mess:x:127:hyc" >> /etc/group
> # groups hyc
> hyc adm dialout cdrom audio dip video plugdev fuse lpadmin admin some mess

This is hardly a deal-breaker.

And this would work identically with nss_ldap, but not with nssov.

> You aren't doing anyone any favors by supporting groups with spaces in
> their names.

Maybe they should be allowed to chose if they want it or not ...