Bug#155345: [Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#155345: Can really smbpasswd have a better error message when no smbd is running?

Christian Perrier bubulle at debian.org
Tue Apr 24 14:20:00 UTC 2007

user pkg-samba-maint at lists.alioth.debian.org
usertags 155345 - toclose
usertags 155345 - limits-20070515

> In this bug report, it is mentioned that the error message given by
> smbpasswd when it can't connect to the smbd server is not suitable for
> users.
> I indeed fail to agree:
> spongebob at mykerinos:~$ smbpasswd
> Old SMB password:
> New SMB password:
> Retype new SMB password:
> Error connecting to (Connexion refusée)
> unable to connect to SMB server on machine Error was : SUCCESS - 0.

Hmmm, missed the "SUCCESS" bit.

For sure having a failure being reported as "SUCCESS" sounds weird.

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