[PATCH] New external idmap module

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Wed May 31 19:14:24 GMT 2006

On Wed, May 31, 2006 at 03:07:47PM -0400, simo wrote:
> > What is the difference to doing it in the winbind idmap
> > child? What is the difference in the unix domain protocol to
> > the network protocol? Why implement two different protocols?
> The ability to provide a non-GPL compatible local daemon without the
> performance hit of a secure protocol.

I'm 99.9% certain that latency hits you much more than
signing the requests/responses. We're not talking about bulk
reads, we're talking about requests in the order of less
than 100 bytes. I would be extremely surprised if signing
these request costs *any* noticable amount of CPU.

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