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Re: [debian-edu-commits] r79569 - in trunk/src/debian-edu-config: debian etc/samba

Hi Mike,


On Montag, 1. April 2013, Mike Gabriel wrote:

> >> + passwd program = /usr/sbin/kadmin.local -q 'cpw %u'

> >> + passwd chat = "Authenticating as principal*"n"Enter password for

> >> principal *"%u"*:*" %nn n"Re-enter password for principal *"%u"*:*" %nn

> > this doesn't allow for translations :-(

> Samba calls the passwd chat with LANG=C. No need to consider

> translations here.


this is exactly the problem I pointed out. that there is no need to translate, is a bug, not a feature.

> As passwd chat debug is set to know, the danger is non-existant. The

> warning means: don't set the passwd chat debug to ,,yes'' here. Only

> then it will reveal plain text passwords in syslog.


thanks for explaining.





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