Bug 819 - smb.conf and \{} construct
smb.conf and \{} construct
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Product: Samba 3.0
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Docs
3.0.0preX
Other other
: P3 normal
: none
Assigned To: Jelmer Vernooij
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Reported: 2003-11-26 00:32 UTC by Clock
Modified: 2005-02-07 07:57 UTC (History)
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Description Clock 2003-11-26 00:32:17 UTC
In http://samba.kn.vutbr.cz/samba/docs/Samba-HOWTO-Collection.pdf
in section Domain Control, Domain Control Example Configuration, page 55
is smb.conf example with this:

logon path = \{}\{}%N\{}profiles\{}%u

It seems the \{} construct prevents the next character to be expanded to a special char by the \. There seems to be nothing about this in man smb.conf. I suggest adding 
this information in man smb.conf.
Comment 1 Jelmer Vernooij 2004-01-02 08:50:19 UTC
This is actually a bug in db2latex, which we use to generate the PDF. \{} is 
not supposed to do anything special. db2latex changes a normal '\' to '\{}' 
Comment 2 Gerald (Jerry) Carter 2005-02-07 07:57:21 UTC
originally reported against 3.0aph24.  Bugzilla spring cleaning.  
Removing old alpha versions.