updated newidmap

simo idra at samba.org
Tue Oct 3 18:10:26 GMT 2006

On Tue, 2006-10-03 at 11:05 -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 03, 2006 at 07:45:16PM +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > 
> > What about the following idea: ID mapping from its generic
> > task does not have anything to do with ID allocation.
> > Proposal: Why don't we have two separate module interfaces,
> > one for id mapping and another one for allocation. idmap_tdb
> > and idmap_ldap would support the set_mapping call, whereas
> > idmap_ad and others would not. Separate from this question
> > is the task to allocate new ids. I could imagine setups
> > where this would give additional flexibility. And then we
> > have less pain later when we want to switch to a 'allocate
> > both' strategy.
> That is an excellent idea ! Mapping and allocation are two
> different things, and should be separate.

Ok let's say they are two different things, where is the actual
allocation performed?


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

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