Why is become_root???
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Tue Aug 17 23:13:45 GMT 1999
On Wed, 18 Aug 1999, Michael Stockman wrote:
> Howcome we have to become root?
for users to be able to change passwords.
> Isn't the point of being the connected user that it won't be able to
> access restricted information?
> Does samba have a proprietary security model around the RPC
no, it's alpha code.
> If so, is it that everyone have access to anything any RPC give away?
> And if so, should samba really give away more than you
> (might) have access to on the UNIX side?
> Could anyone please answer these questions so that my faith in
> become_root is restored and I don't remove every call to them (which
> would ultimately solve the become_root problem)?
please do so. any problems that result we will find a way to deal with
them (e.g "special case" around user's being able to change their own
p.s please could you consider doing this for _both_ cvs main and current
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