Broken idmap interface design
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Thu Apr 19 17:11:23 GMT 2007
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Jeremy Allison wrote:
>> Requiring the idmap_tdb code (or idmap_rid) to issues a
>> winbindd client call is wrong and a layering violation. The
>> caller should specify the SID type which is exactly what
>> the WINBINDD_SID_TO_UID, et. al. calls used to do.
> Indeed. Looking at this interface cold after ignoring
> it for a while I think the SID_TYPE enum needs to be
> present as input on all calls into a "map SID to XXX".
Agreed. I'm still looking at what would be the minimal
appropriate fix. Simo and I have a call later this afternoon
to chat about the current state and how to move forward.
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