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

Paul Griffith paulg at
Mon Mar 8 21:23:06 GMT 2004

On Mon, 8 Mar 2004, Jeremy Allison wrote:

> 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.
> Jeremy.

Thanks you I can push all the tdb files to a local drive,  can
secrets.tdb work on a NFS share or am I asking for problems.

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