Proposals for idmap backend redesign [was Re: svn commit:
samba r16822 - in trunk/source/include: .]
idra at samba.org
Wed Jul 5 19:07:07 GMT 2006
On Wed, 2006-07-05 at 13:30 -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > Sound right to me. Correct separation of mechanism and policy.
> >> The cache can be shared by smbd and winbindd thus removing
> >> the sid to id cache in lookup_sid.c. The persistent backend
> >> and hence uid/gid allocation is only provided by winbindd.
> > Yes - and separate out the request for an id mapping and
> > the allocation of a new one. Push that up into the caller
> > to make that decsision.
> ok. I think we'll all clear on what needs to be done.
> >> Sound reasonable? I will volunteer to do the initial
> >> redesign work if everyone agrees.
> > Sounds fine to me. Thanks,
> Depending on which one of us gets some free time first :-)
I can volunteer to work on this if you are ok and Jeremy promises to not
jump in when I am 98% done :-)
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