nametogid and nametouid

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Fri May 11 02:12:26 GMT 2007

On Thu, 2007-05-10 at 17:55 -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Wed, May 09, 2007 at 06:23:54PM -0700, Herb Lewis wrote:
> > In the file source/lib/util.c
> > 
> > Is there some reason that we test for the numeric name first
> > in nametogid and last in nametouid
> > 
> > Seems to me we should be consistant :-)
> Yes, that seems right to me. I think the lookup
> should be first I think. Do you want to patch it
> for 3.0.26 or shall I ?

Isn't the idea with allowing numbers here to allow a numeric UID/GID to
be specified without any lookup penalty.

There is the inherent conflict with numeric usernames, but having the
lookup go first seems the wrong way around.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.        
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