[SAMBA4] Where to on the partitions module?

simo idra at samba.org
Sat Jul 29 07:00:33 GMT 2006

On Sat, 2006-07-29 at 08:08 +0200, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
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> Andrew Bartlett schrieb:
> > I understand your reasoning in wanting a single file (everything in one
> > file was a founding tennent in ldb), but given the number of ldb
> > databases we already have, I simply don't see the marginal value.  On
> > the otherhand, to gain correct semantics with a single database, we will
> > have to write complex extra code to manipulate each search, to rewrite
> > the DN of every database entry. 
> I think that multiple files are ok for now.
> I was thinking of adding named virtuell databases to tdb.
> So make it possible to have more than one key table
> and make it possible for one record to have 2 keys.
> bdb has also such a feature, so It should be possible to have
> mutliple views of the data in the tdb, and the default
> sees all entries.

Interesting idea, do you think we can do all this without any loss in
tdb is also our internal database used for speed sensitive tasks.


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

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