Any problem with a 1.8MB blob in the tree? Re: Please try to upgrade an alpha10 when enforcing new rules in samdb

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Mon Aug 16 03:34:34 MDT 2010

On Mon, 2010-08-16 at 10:04 +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 05:57:30PM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > tdbdump would certainly be a reasonable option.  It would reconstruct
> > the tdb in a much more accurate manner than ldif would (due to modules,
> > indexes etc). 
> > 
> > > If we're talking about importing binary stuff from a stable release just
> > > once,
> > > for upgrade tests between major releases it might be acceptable to put them
> > > in (if we really can't find a text based solution), but for upgrades between
> > > alpha releases I think it's bad.
> > 
> > OK.  Could you help Matthieu if he has any problem with the scripts to
> > create and reconstruct from tdbdump files?
> You might want to look at the code in bug 6806. This is not
> perfect yet, but it is a start and I would like to give
> credit to the author.

That looks very useful - I had simply assumed it already existed!
Thanks for pointing it out!

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.
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