CVS update: samba/source/smbd

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Fri Jul 11 19:49:44 GMT 2003

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On Fri, 11 Jul 2003, Volker Lendecke wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 11, 2003 at 04:37:24PM +0000, jerry at wrote:
> > fix sid_to_[uid|gid] (spotted by Volker).
> > Still testing this, but I'm checking it in 
> > so Volker can test it as well.  Should be right.
> This doesn't fix the problem of allocating uids for unknown sids.
> winbind_lookup_sid will not allocate anything, and if winbind doesn't
> find it there, we return with UNSUCCESSFUL. So when we call
> winbind_sid_to_uid we know it's already there. So where do we allocate
> uids for unknown SIDs?
> I'd be fine without this feature BTW, so if it makes things too complex
> then I could live with that code. It's only that I have just written an
> article that talks about it....

if we don't know a sid, then we can't do anything about it.  I 
know all the discussion surrounding it, but it was something we 
had give up to get some of the other things working.  Sorry about 
your article.  If you can describe a solution within the current 
framework, I'll gladly listen.

cheers, jerry
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