defining the new idmap subsystem

simo idra at
Tue Oct 3 21:01:58 GMT 2006

On Tue, 2006-10-03 at 13:20 -0700, Dave Daugherty wrote:
> WRT New IDMap versioning...
> Simo wrote
> > To which interface? The modules interface?
> Not sure if you plan to keep the same shared object - dispatch table
> registration process, but assuming so, the third party ID Mapper library
> should be able to say what version of the interface it was coded for and
> Windbind should be able to cleanly accept or reject that proposed
> interface version.
> The dispatch table could start with a version field.  That way Winbind
> could support multiple versions of ID Mapper's simultaneously and have a
> convenient place to keep track of which IDMappers are supporting which
> interface versions.

Supporting older modules would make the code too complex imo.
BUt we can probably add a version number so that we can at least reject
an invalid module. I will think about that.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at

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