[PATCHES] Rationalizing and unifing Schannel

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at samba.org
Tue Feb 23 03:11:17 MST 2010

Andrew Bartlett schrieb:
> On Mon, 2010-02-22 at 10:53 -0500, simo wrote:
>> I have been working on a patchset to enhance the schannel interface and
>> also to make it possible to share this code between S3 and S4 again.
>> The first 6 patches shouldn't be controversial.
>> The last 2 patches remove the use of ldb and goes back to use a tdb for
>> samba4, the comment on patch 7 explains the rationale.
>> Unless there are objections I will push this patches during the week.
> Except for the comments on ldb performance, which I think don't really
> apply here (unlike sam.ldb, schannel.ldb does not load modules, and does
> not have a very high connect rate anyway), this seems like a very
> reasonable approach.  In particular, it's important to unify subsystems
> like this, and the temporary nature of this DB lends itself to NDR'ed
> structures and a single key lookup.  It's nice to be able to see the
> details of a running server with a simple ldbsearch, but it does not
> seem to be needed often. 

As far as I remember the tdb code was even more verbose, by
NDR_PRINT_DEBUG() at each step in the log files.

I could also think about using TDB_CLEAR_IF_FIRST, it's just a runtime
cache. We don't need a tdb_transaction for each credential step.


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