Bug 5192 - Proposed enhancement to smb.conf(5)
Proposed enhancement to smb.conf(5)
Product: Samba 3.0
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Docs
Other Linux
: P3 minor
: none
Assigned To: Samba Bugzilla Account
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Reported: 2008-01-13 01:15 UTC by Debian samba package maintainers (PUBLIC MAILING LIST)
Modified: 2008-01-21 06:18 UTC (History)
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Proposed patch (378 bytes, patch)
2008-01-13 01:17 UTC, Debian samba package maintainers (PUBLIC MAILING LIST)
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Description Debian samba package maintainers (PUBLIC MAILING LIST) 2008-01-13 01:15:51 UTC
From our user:

This is a bit pedantic, but when I was studying the smb.conf file, this
seemed odd, so I went to verify it. It seems like an easy fix to clarify
this to save others the trouble:

The comment for max log size says "Kb". It should say "KiB" or at least
"KB", as it's in bytes, not bits. I'm attaching a patch which shows the
change. It would probably make sense to change the value from 1000 to
1024, which would make it an even 1 MiB. It seems odd to have a power of
ten value for a field that's in a power of two units.

Also, I found the "Put a capping" wording awkward, so this patch changes
that as well.
Comment 1 Debian samba package maintainers (PUBLIC MAILING LIST) 2008-01-13 01:17:07 UTC
Created attachment 3093 [details]
Proposed patch

This patch does not apply to the XML source but it should be enough to give an idea of the proposed changes
Comment 2 Jelmer Vernooij 2008-01-20 13:54:22 UTC
I can't find any of these phrases in the smb.conf manpage. Are you sure this bug still exists in 3.2?
Comment 3 Jelmer Vernooij 2008-01-21 06:18:56 UTC
this was a bug in debians example smb.conf