More proposed passdb changes: users without local unix uids.
jra at samba.org
Wed Jan 9 09:15:02 GMT 2002
On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 09:52:13AM +0000, David Lee wrote:
> Regarding Jeremy's proposed 'uid >= 6000 && !getpwnam(name)' adjustment:
> Another factor to consider for other large sites: users are added and
> deleted daily, even hourly. The 'getpwnam(name)' may give one answer now,
> and a different one in a hour's time. This may (or may not) be relevant.
Err - no - I didn't suggest that, that was Andrew's original proposal.
I don't think we can do this, as (IMHO) we *must* have enties in a
UNIX account db (whether /etc/passwd or another nsswitch mechanism)
to map the incoming users into.
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