[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#437534: winbind: please add wins to nsswitch.conf by default

Steve Langasek vorlon at debian.org
Mon Aug 13 11:51:01 UTC 2007

On Mon, Aug 13, 2007 at 04:43:32PM +1000, Paul Wise wrote:
> Package: winbind
> Version: 3.0.25b-1+b1
> Severity: wishlist

> I'd like winbind to automatically add the wins hostname resolving method
> to /etc/nsswitch.conf, so I can resolve windows machine names with
> resolveip by default. There is code in the libnss-mdns postinst that
> could be adapted to winbind.

WINS hostname resolution should not be enabled by default in the package;
this is optional functionality which is not appropriate for the majority of
environments.  Therefore I don't believe there's any reason to add
particular support for this in the maintainer scripts.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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