Commit my stuff to 3.0?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Sun Oct 13 14:05:01 GMT 2002

Simo Sorce wrote:
> On Sun, 2002-10-13 at 15:40, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > Yep, that sounds worthwhile.  We could even just make it a timeout - and
> > finally put gencache to use :-).  (mimir's generalised tdb cache).
> We do **not** need timeouts!
> remember that sid->uid mapping is written in stone, once you have done
> it it cannot be changed _ever_.

Well I've got a funny feeling sombody will change these - and I can
think it would be a really nasty thing to track down for the admin. 
Re-polling the server doesn't cost us much, but this is a minor matter.

> > > But to use ldap as a central storage you have to solve how to handle
> > > foreign or builtin/special SIDs!
> >
> > Well, I was only looking at mapping our own domain - I was thinking the
> > rest should happend via winbind.  However, it does make more sense that
> > this is all handled in one place.  I think we can deal with this.
> if you want it to be fast, better it stay in one place.

Fine by me.

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at

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