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Hi all.

[I've been going through a bunch of local changes --
from NetBSD pkgsrc and actual "local" -- and evaluating
them in order to feed them back into the mainline code.]

Various systems (SunOS 4, Solaris, NetBSD, FreeBSD, ...)
support the replacment of occurrences `&' in the pw_gecos
field with the pw_name field. (See passwd(4) / passwd(5)).

Unfortunately this wasn't done inside the getpwent(3) API,
relying upon the end-applications to do this conversion.

Samba 3 currently does _not_ have the ability to perform this
translation. As a matter of "style", should such an
enhancement be:
a) on all the time?
b) controlled by an smb.conf(5) global?
c) controlled by a compile-time constant?

Once I know the "preferred" way to implement this I'll whip
up a patch and submit it into bugzilla.

Cheers,
Luke.

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