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

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at samba-tng.org
Fri Mar 9 11:48:15 GMT 2001

> Is it just me, or does the idea of effectivly changing the owner of file
> to an arbitary user (nobody) which is normally used as a 'I can't break
> anything' user sound like a bad idea?  It would be a pity if root
> suddenly got forgotten and the entire system became owned (at least from
> the NT end) by nobody.

this is the "solution" used by a lot of the AS/U ports.

they have a single unix user, and then provide all mapping of NT users

with the result that they have a security nightmare full of race


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