[PATCH] Postgres backend

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at samba.org
Thu Jun 23 19:16:26 GMT 2005


On Mon, May 30, 2005 at 10:37:32AM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote about 'Re: [PATCH] Postgres backend':
> On Mon, May 30, 2005 at 02:18:13PM -0300, Fernando Schapachnik wrote:
> > 	I work for a government office using Samba 3 to serve more 
> > than 5K users. When using Postgres as a backend we found a number of 
> > bugs (serious ones, which totally prevented its use in production).

> > 	We created patches to address them (see bugs 2334 and 2555). 
> > Recently, we even extended the PG backend to support logon hours (not 
> > yet submitted).

> > 	We would like them to be incorporated into the main tree and 
> > were wondering if there was something we could do in order to speed up 
> > the process (and with some luck, get them in for the next release). If 
> > some rewriting is required, we are willing to do it.
> Thanks for that. I'll try and get your fixes into the main tree for
> the next release. There aren't many Samba users using Postgres as a
> passdb backend, hence it doesn't get as much attention as you'd like.
Thanks, Jeremy. I was the original author of the pgsql backend, but I'm
afraid I haven't done much maintaining it over the last couple of



Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at samba.org> - http://jelmer.vernstok.nl/
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