access idmap cache directly from smbd

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Aug 19 12:37:45 GMT 2008

On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 07:32:16AM -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> The issue with (a) is that it recouples winbindd to smbd
> by relying on a common cache manager (instead of the API
> we have now).  Solution (b) means duplicate code in every
> pdb that needs a cache.  But (c) seems perfectly valid.
> I don't understand what the problem is with that solution.
> Architecturally it is very satisfying to me.  Also it solves
> the scenario you describe above as well as the general case.

The main issue I have there is code duplication and multiple
places where caching happens. One cache alone might already
cause stale information to be handed out, two of those just
increases the number of places you have to look in.

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