[PATCH] New external idmap module

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed May 31 00:07:04 GMT 2006

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Dave Daugherty wrote:
> Jerry Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2006 4:09 PM
> Thanks Jerry - also a flexible approach.
> BTW mine is just an LGPL'd thin wrapper external "C" calls to a
> proprietary shared object library you get when you buy CDC.  Sounds like
> that is not going to pass the GPL compliance test?

We should talk more (probably off list).  but not me.
Probably Jeremy is the best one in the case.  The question
is more about derivative works.  It's better for you to
be here hashing out the details now than wait til later :-)

> I think the two major bones 1) how to write an ID mapper 
> that does not violate the GPL, and 2) whether or not
> external mappers get to control if winbind_idmap.tdb is to
> be used, which Michael's approach does not seem to address.

You've probably identified the correct issues.  Wish I
could comment more right now, but I'm tied up for the rest
of this week.

cheers, jerry
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