ldap code

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at switchboard.net
Mon Dec 7 22:45:52 GMT 1998

On Tue, 8 Dec 1998, Matthew Chapman wrote:

> > 
> > looks good.  i'm extracting the fnum code from the patch: just to advise
> > all people sending contributions with two or more sets of functionality,
> > please keep them in _separate_ patches not one.  an entire contribution
> > will be given less priority if it contains modifications that are either
> > not needed or, say, for security reasons, cannot be added. 
> Agreed. I've noticed that you haven't committed the new files yet
> (LDAP.yo and *ldap.c), was this intentional or did you just forget to cvs
> add them?

> The reason i took the code out of smbpasschange.c is that it (i) assumed a
> file-based database and (ii) did this:
> vp = startsmbpwent(True);
> smb_pwent = getsmbpwnam(user_name);
> endsmbpwent(vp);
> As I understand it start/endsmbpwent shouldn't be called around
> getsmbpwnam (it certainly isn't in other places).

you;r  right, i'll take these out.
> > - the #ifdef WITH_LDAP should read #ifdef USE_LDAPUNIX_DB in groupdb/*.c
> > and should be switched _off_ by default.  the default should be to use
> > USE_SMBUNIX_DB unless, and probably even if they are not, users are using
> > ldap rfc2037 for users/groups.
> I think WITH_GROUPLDAP would be more enlightening, corresponding to a
> --with-group-ldap configure option, or maybe USE_LDAPGROUP_DB?

the word... yes, sorry: USE_LDAPGROUP_DB, just looking at groupfile.c.

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