FW: Speed comp. TNG & 2.2.alpha (fwd)

Elrond elrond at samba-tng.org
Sat Mar 3 13:29:23 GMT 2001

On Wed, Feb 28, 2001 at 10:39:22AM -0500, Cole, Timothy D. wrote:
> > I think I sort of like Andrew's proposal better -- ignore the duplicate
> > group names entirely w/r/t sending and receiving security descriptor
> > information.  (NT doesn't require it, since unlike Unix it doesn't
> > assume that every file has a group.)  If the client wants to change the
> > ACL of a file to have no groups in it, you can use the default
> > nobody-group ('nogroup' on my Linux box).
> > 
> 	I think a more practicable approach (as NT, lacking a terminal
> metaphor, doesn't really have the notion of 'non-printable' characters
> (you'll get boxes/blibbets), unless you want to play some Unicode-only
> games) would be to consistently prefix all unix group names with '@' by
> default.  It's simple, it's consistent, and I think it works.

I prefix them with the word "Group" in my domain group map. ;)


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