[PATCH] New external idmap module

simo idra at samba.org
Wed May 31 16:06:27 GMT 2006

On Wed, 2006-05-31 at 08:58 -0700, Dave Daugherty wrote:
> Simo;
> Assuming you move forward with this effort...
> Since you are changing the idmap datastructure I suggest adding some
> signature and versioning fields to the beginning.  That way idmap can
> check them during registration to guard against old idmappers lying
> about.
> Second, you may want to consider a version negotiation packet exchange
> right after opening the socket.  Making it more complicated, I know, but
> might come in handy in the future.

Thanks Dave,
this was already in my todo list, I think that sending out a version
command is enough. The idmapper daemon will just reply with an ok or an
Error if it doe not know the protocol version.


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

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