idmap SQL backend

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Wed Feb 23 20:59:51 GMT 2005

On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 03:39:39PM -0500, David Collier-Brown wrote about 'Re: idmap SQL backend':
> Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> >There is currently no idmap backend for MySQL or PostGreSQL. Other
> >then the fact that it wouldn't require LDAP, I don't think it'll have
> >much benefits over a LDAP idmap. 
> 	What's the relative difficulty of putting up
> 	mySql versus ldap? If one's massively easier,
> 	it's going to be tempting.
Writing a MySQL backend for IDMAP is quite a bit of effort, whereas
LDAP IDMAP is already ready to go :-)



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