[PATCH] Activate partitions module

simo idra at samba.org
Tue Jul 11 03:55:21 GMT 2006

On Tue, 2006-07-11 at 12:18 +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-07-03 at 08:06 -0400, simo wrote:
> > On Mon, 2006-07-03 at 11:37 +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > > This patch activates the partitions module, which is already in the
> > > Samba4 tree. 
> > > 
> > > As previously described, the partitions module creates multiple
> > > databases under our ldap base, and limits searches to one database at a
> > > time.  It also makes it easier to point some parts of the DIT at a
> > > remote LDAP server.
> > 
> > I think there is still much to do on this, please do not activate it by
> > default.
> I've spent the last week working full-time on fixing the LSA and SAMR
> tests to pass against Samba4, and I've written new tests to check basic
> partition behaviour.  I'm happy to write more tests, but I need
> something more specific than 'I think there is still much more to this'
> to aim at.  Do you have any specific concerns I can turn my attention
> to?

We need to start writing tests against w2k3 to explore how searches
behave, and make sure we answer the same way.
Make sure we do that even when controls are involved and make sure we
behave correctly when cross-partition searches are involved.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at samba.org

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