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

Matthieu Patou mat at
Tue Aug 17 11:06:02 MDT 2010

  Hi andrew, metze,

On 16/08/2010 13:34, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> 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!
Ok I understand the idea, for the moment I'm focusing on backupkey so as 
a temporary solution can I still put 1 1.0 Mb blob in the repo as 
already it will help us to identify problems ?


Matthieu Patou
Samba Team

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