secrets.tdb - byte order independent? (SPARC/INTEL)

Jeremy Allison jra at
Mon Mar 8 19:47:42 GMT 2004

On Mon, Mar 08, 2004 at 12:39:17PM -0500, Paul Griffith wrote:
> We are in the process of moving our Samba server from Solaris to Linux. On our
> Solaris server, the TDB are on the local disk, when we move to Linux the
> TDB files will be stored on a NAS device (Linux based). What problems
> have you seen with TDB on NFS?

Don't do this. Things will fail. tdb depends upon mmap and fcntl locking
working *precisely* to POSIX semantics for things to work. NFS shares
usually have problems matching these semantics.


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