[s4/LDB] ldap.py status
Matthias Dieter Wallnöfer
mdw at samba.org
Sun Oct 4 04:04:50 MDT 2009
Andrew Bartlett schrieb:
> On Sat, 2009-10-03 at 16:50 +0200, Matthias Dieter Wallnöfer wrote:
>> Hi Andrews,
>> I wanted to inform you about the latest state of my work:
>> - I merged all patches from abartlet except the SAMLDB one
>> - since I
>> plan to introduce a rewritten and improved samldb module someday (since
>> ours doesn't match with the ADTS documentation - Microsoft has it much
>> more structured by special triggers - e.g. objectclass trigger) -
>> therefore I don't know if it makes sense to apply it
> I would like to see them applied, but I'm not worried about exactly
> when. I just don't want it lost. If I do apply it to the current tree,
> hopefully it will not be too hard to adapt into your new design. (But I
> also don't want to make the merge more difficult than strictly required)
If you apply it makes the merge with my samldb module much more
complicated (keep that in mind). Otherwise I for the moment cannot
guarantee when I'll have this new module running (it can take also
months due to study efforts). And for the moment I try to concentrate on
the "password_hash" module.
>> - LDB UTF8 support is broken (commented out in the ldap.py test) - I
>> don't know why - it would be nice if anyone could investigate this a bit
> While some of those tests were known to fail for a long time (the
> 'expect space collapse' test), can you look into what made the other
> tests start failing? We should not just disable tests because we find
> they start to fail.
Consider the response from Jelmer. He thinks that the wrong locale
system settings are the cause.
>> - "nTSecurityDescriptor" tests need adaptions (are broken at the moment)
>> - I hope Zahari, which wrote it has interest to fix it
> Does this pass against Windows?
Not tested yet.
> Andrew Bartlett
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