Idmap changes in 3.6

Michael Adam obnox at
Sun Feb 6 14:48:34 MST 2011


Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 04, 2011 at 03:22:19PM +0100, Michael Adam wrote:
> > Opinions?
> Our reputation regarding id mapping configuration is ruined
> anyway. "Und ist der Ruf erst ruiniert, ...." Anything that
> makes this orthogonal and understandable can only improve
> things I think. I recently read the LWN summary of Eric
> Allman's talk about 30 years of sendmail at LCA. Quoting
> incompletely I think he regretted having not being more
> strict in killing features.
> This might sound strange from me, I try to continue
> supporting existing configurations even at very high cost.
> So this for me is one of the special cases where I consider
> the cost too high.
> Volker

The fact that you are not opposing is a sign for me that it
might really be worth doing... You are usually a very strict
reviewer of such changes. :-)

Let's wait for some more people's voices. I still think
that I might have missed something.

Cheers - Michael

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