Infinite loops again
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Mon Jan 18 16:57:01 GMT 1999
> The way I understand the code, Samba does a lookup on name, rid,
> uid, gid, etc... and expects the function to return a fully
> filled sam_passwd struct. The way this is implemented for
> private/smbpasswd is obviously an iterative search.
> The problem is that for each iterative search, it builds
> the sam_passwd struct which is very expensive and then
> compares to see if it is the one we want.
alternative, as jean-francois pointed out, do N+M resolutions instead of
M*N resolutions, where N is sam_passwd convert and M is private/smbpasswd
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