Unix group memberships?

simo idra at samba.org
Mon Nov 20 15:09:57 GMT 2006

On Mon, 2006-11-20 at 16:02 +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 20, 2006 at 09:29:53AM -0500, simo wrote:
> > > So if we agree that at some point in the future we can dump
> > > NIS _netgroup_ support, then we can completely dump this +@&
> > > hackery.
> > 
> > Or we could add the "netgroups" domain so that if you want to use them
> > you just have to specify the netgroups\group target :-)
> In theory possible, but the problem here is that the
> innetgr(3) function wants a name, not a SID. Right now I
> don't see how we can sanely check that, given that the
> authoritative source is the NT-style token right now.

I have not looked at the code, does it mean valid users is translated
into a set of SIDs ?


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

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