[CentOS] small "$" issue with samba on centos 4x [dnk]
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Tue May 2 14:56:36 UTC 2006
On Mon, 1 May 2006, dnk wrote:
> Good day..... This is a slightly older issue for me. In the past I had tried
> to install Samba on a centos 4.0 box, and the useradd tool on Centos 4 would
> not add the "$" character to the usernames being created.
> I was wondering if anyone ran into this issue on the current 4.3
> I have another install coming up and I would * really * prefer to use the
> latest centos build.
I ran into this on 4.0, too. It's fixed now.
For those interested in the details, here are some notes from
`rpm -q --changelog shadow-utils` :
* Mon Mar 14 2005 Peter Vrabec <pvrabec at redhat.com>
- allow dollar sign at the end of group/user name (#150770) 2:4.0.3-42.RHEL4
* Wed Oct 27 2004 Adrian Havill <havill at redhat.com> 2:4.0.3-38
- conform to posix for user/group name input checking [def 3.426
and 3.189] which is posix portable filename character set [3.276]
while disallowing dash for first char as recommended, and disallow
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