[PATCH] winbindd use flat files

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Oct 4 16:23:01 GMT 2002

On Thu, 3 Oct 2002, Josh Durham wrote:

>       I hacked winbindd to use 'flat files', such as /etc/passwd and 
> /etc/group.  When winbindd gets a request to map a sid to an uid, it 
> will now check to see if that account already exists in a flat file.  
> If it does, it will map the preexisting UID to the SID.  It does the 
> check by seeing if the Windows (user|group)name exists in the 
> (passwd|group) file.  If it doesn't find the account, it will do the 
> normal dynamic allocation as before.

Thanks Josh.  This sounds interesting.  I'll look at it once I get 
finish my work this weekend.

cheers, jerry
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