Subject: Re: samba woes
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Johnny C. Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/08/2005 21:03:43
On Sat, Jan 08, 2005 at 11:34:00AM -0800, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Jan 8, 2005, at 10:33 AM, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> >Samba is broken in netbsd-current. I suspect this has something to do
> >with the recent PAM changes.
> >
> >Any ideas on how to fix this? It is keeping me from rebuilding gnome.
> There should be a way to force disabling use of PAM.  That's what you 
> should do, for now.  Check the pkgsrc Makefile and the prefs makefile 
> for Samba.

Until NetBSD-current's PAM implementation is known to work, it would
be better to disable the PAM support in Samba.  You can do this with:


Alternatively, you could try forcing the use of the Linux-PAM package
by setting:



	-- Johnny Lam <>