refactoring idmap code in smbd
jra at samba.org
Thu Jul 10 06:16:23 GMT 2003
On Thu, Jul 10, 2003 at 01:31:22AM +0000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> If it was just unix uid and groups then I would be quite happy with it - but
> now we have duplication of information - both the SAM and winbind have
> independent ideas of what a user's unix username is, and what their full name
> is. When a user is added or deleted from the SAM, winbind might not be told
> (pdbedit with winbind shut down, for example), and there appears to be no
> way to keep the other details (full name etc) in sync.
Rephrase this as "both the SAM and /etc/passwd have
independent ideas of what a users' unix uusername
is, and what their full name is" and
you'll see why this arguement is specious...
We've worked like this for 9 years. It's how
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