[PATCH] New external idmap module

simo idra at samba.org
Wed May 31 19:16:32 GMT 2006

On Wed, 2006-05-31 at 21:17 +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> 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.
> Ah, and you non-GPL local daemon has to do the signing work
> anyway, so there is no advantage to separate that out.

Not when you implement a cache in that daemon,
but it is ok, for me, to go into the direction of having a secure tcp
based communication protocol.


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

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