[OpenAFS] dots in usernames

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Fri, 12 Oct 2007 13:19:08 -0700

Steve Devine <sdevine@msu.edu> writes:
> Jeffrey Altman wrote:

>> We have received no patch to remove the "dot in first component" check.
>> Therefore, user names with dots are still not accepted unless you are
>> applying your own custom mod to the source.

> I don't think dots in usernames works in pts ... or is that the patch you
> are referring to?

That's the patch.  We want it to work, and there was some discussion of
the right way of making it work without introducing other problems, but
unfortunately no one has yet had time to implement any of the proposed

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>