[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#649265: winbind: add wins to nsswitch.conf
vorlon at debian.org
Sat Nov 19 19:36:52 UTC 2011
On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 10:26:02PM +0900, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> Package: winbind
> Version: 2:3.5.11~dfsg-4
> Severity: wishlist
> As I understand, winbind is a package to help integrate a machine into a
> Windows network. Documentation in "Integrating MS Windows Networks with
> is a good resource for novice like me. It seems we need to add wins to
> Then I realize, libnss-mdns does put its entries into nsswitch.conf via package
> script. I thought it may be nice for winbind to do the similar.
The current mechanism used by libnss-mdns for updating /etc/nsswitch.conf is
not policy-compliant. I would be happy to have the winbind package
(actually the libpam-winbind package, in unstable) integrate with an
appropriate nsswitch updating mechanism, but I won't perpetuate the
policy-violating modification of another package's config file.
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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slangasek at ubuntu.com vorlon at debian.org
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