Bug 2084 - SWAT cannot display parameters with value = "test=this and that"
Summary: SWAT cannot display parameters with value = "test=this and that"
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 2137
Alias: None
Product: Samba 3.0
Classification: Unclassified
Component: SWAT (show other bugs)
Version: 3.0.7
Hardware: All Windows XP
: P3 normal
Target Milestone: none
Assignee: Samba Bugzilla Account
QA Contact: Samba QA Contact
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Reported: 2004-11-23 17:21 UTC by Adrian Tam
Modified: 2005-02-17 09:29 UTC (History)
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Description Adrian Tam 2004-11-23 17:21:10 UTC
When I set any parameter that take a string value (such as "passwd 
program", "ldap admin dn") to something that contains spaces and surrounded by 
quotes (e.g. ldap admin dn = "this and that" ), the value will be written to 
the smb.conf file but it will be blank in the SWAT page. Consequently if I set 
some other parameters and commit again, the value of the parameter will be 

I have seen other bug reports on specific string parameter. But I think this 
is a general problem with how SWAT handles string values with quote and spaces.
Comment 1 Gerald (Jerry) Carter (dead mail address) 2005-02-17 09:29:08 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 2137 ***