Registry Shares?

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Wed Nov 22 07:14:16 GMT 2006

On Wed, Nov 22, 2006 at 12:38:47PM +0530, Chetan S wrote:
> This is important considering the huge amount of parameters that could
> be associated with a share. And a change in the path via smb.conf
> would result in a huge unnecessary update in the backend
> tdb/ldb/anything.

Not necessarily. If we store it somewhere else, the root can
change without data change. But with the current storage model
you're right, yes.

> REG_SZ_MULTI is not necessary for all the parameters , but for only
> the string ones. The rest (numbers , bools ) could be dealt with
> REG_SZ. Advantage ? The length is fixed and definite.

REG_SZ is not fixed either. For numbers and bools there
would be REG_DWORD :-)

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