Proposals for idmap backend redesign [was Re: svn commit: samba
r16822 - in trunk/source/include: .]
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Wed Jul 5 15:37:42 GMT 2006
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Gautier, B (Bob) wrote:
>> This way we can
>> (a) have drop replacements for persistent storage
>> (b) have a tunable expiring cache layer that is reused by all.
>> Sound reasonable? I will volunteer to do the initial
>> redesign work if everyone agrees.
> Yes please! I'd really love to see a caching layer
> in idmap that expires entries properly. If you can
> do negative caching too that would be ideal.
By negative caching, I assume you mean for backends that
cannot allocate on their own like idmap_ad. Something like
a "I already looked for this SID and it has no uid" cache entry?
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