native posix permissions

Claus Färber list-samba-technical at
Sun Jul 2 18:59:00 GMT 2000

Gunnar Degnbol <degnbol at> schrieb/wrote:
> The cifs-unix 2.0 spec does not provide any mapping from numeric ids to
> user and group names. It doesn't have to map to Windows users/groups, it
> only has to make some sense to the user (numeric ids don't).

It should be easy enough to create a user/group SID from the unix uid/ 
gid to use it with standard SMB functions afterwards.
(You could even accept all-zero machine/domain SIDs as equivalent to a  
unix system's SID.)



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