valid users again
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Tue Aug 8 12:41:34 GMT 2006
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Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> I always thought this was a weird option, prone to breakage.
> Why not add a 'private homedirs' option, which could
> even be on by default (getting rid of the magic 'games'
> share people stumble over, that this configuration
> is designed to control).
> That option would not be prone to string configuration,
> but just to 'on session setup, when we did a getpwnam()
> on this user, what home directory did we get'.
I think the [homes] hack is too embedded at this point.
it's never really been broken since it relies on 'valid
users' working which means it gets tested more than just
I'm not violently opposed to your idea but it seems more
like a lateral change than a real advantage to me.
But I'm an optionphobe so I'll just about always come down
on the side of opposing new options unless there's a real
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