Shared Directory parameter for some tdb files

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Jan 13 04:25:27 GMT 2009

On Mon, 2009-01-12 at 17:57 -0800, Steven Danneman wrote:
> > From: Michael Adam [mailto:obnox at]
> > Sent: Monday, January 12, 2009 4:03 AM
> > 
> > Hi Steven,
> > 
> > Looks very good to me. I pushed your patch to master!
> > 
> > It is very good that this finally gets sorted out. Thanks!
> > 
> > I think that this one will be for 3.4.0 though and not for 3.3 since
> > this is past the rc-stage and packagers have probably adapted their
> > packaging to 3.3.0 already.
> Thanks Michael!  I just pushed two follow-up patches 7b02e05e and
> 4a578ec5 to master.  I've audited all calls to LOCKDIR, and converted
> the persistent ones to use state_path().
> The last step is to audit all calls to lock_path() and lp_lockdir() and
> decide which one need to be converted to cache_path() and which ones
> will remain in LOCKDIR.  I don't think I'll have time to do this within
> the week.  Do you want to take a first cut and I can CR it for you?

Isn't this the split that caused the debian FHS patch to stay out of the
tree for years?  With the argument being that we might change a DB from
temporary to persistent?

(I don't hold to that view however)

Andrew Bartlett

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

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